Liver, gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts, and pancreas.

  title={Liver, gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts, and pancreas.},
  author={M T Carriaga and Donald E. Henson},
  volume={75 1 Suppl},
BACKGROUND The liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas have a common embryologic origin; cancers that arise from these sites therefore are expected to share a similar spectrum of histologic types. These cancers are known for their extremely poor prognoses. METHODS Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program regarding the incidence, distribution of histologic types, stage of disease, and survival for cancers of the gallbladder (n = 4412), extrahepatic bile ducts (n… CONTINUE READING


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