[Intraductal chemotherapy of bile duct cancer with 5-fluorouracil].

  title={[Intraductal chemotherapy of bile duct cancer with 5-fluorouracil].},
  author={Hartmut Schmeck and E. Bartels and C H Viets and Winfried Arnold},
  journal={Klinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={64 15},
The prognosis of bile duct cancer is still poor. Curative surgical therapy is possible in only 10%-20% of cases. Palliative effects of chemotherapy and radiation are small. Newer palliative techniques like iridium 192 wire radiation or hepatic artery infusion of chemotherapeutic agents seem to be more effective. Another new form of palliative local… CONTINUE READING