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Biliary Cancer – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

What is biliary cancer?

Biliary cancers are malignancies in the organs of the biliary system, which includes gallbladder and bile ducts. While gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer are separate diseases, they are both part of the biliary drainage system and tend to be cancers that begin in glandular cells in tissue that lines the biliary tract.

Cancer of the bile ducts and the gallbladder are relatively uncommon: Roughly 10,000 Americans are diagnosed with cancer of…. Click here to read more about biliary cancer.