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Radiotherapy and chemotherapy as therapeutic strategies in extrahepatic biliary duct carcinoma.

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PURPOSE: this report aims to provide an overview on radiotherapy and chemotherapy in extrahepatic biliary duct carcinoma (BDC). PATIENTS AND METHODS: a PubMed research identified clinical trials in BDC through April 1, 2010 including randomised controlled trials, SEER analyses and retrospective trials. Additionally, publications on the technical progress of radiotherapy in or close to the liver were analysed. RESULTS: most patients with cholangiocarcinoma present with unresectable disease (80...

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10.1007/s00066-010-2161-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
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Author
Journal:
Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]
Volume:
186
Issue:
12
Pages:
672-680
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1439-099X
ISSN:
0179-7158
URN:
uuid:7e7c64a4-1838-4904-9808-53689b639a79
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131145
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pubs:131145

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