THE JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Web
Discussion Boardcholangiocarcinoma was posted 02/27/2001 06:09 pm by peter argani
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Hi Elizabeth: i have been looking for information on the incidence of bile
duct carcinoma in Vietnam veterans, but have so far been unsuccessful in my
Medline searches. It is true that infestation with the liver fluke
Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis viverrine are known risk factors for
bile duct carcinoma, and people who have been in that part of the world often
acquire these flukes. I will keep looking. You may want to try calling a
Veterans Administration Hospital,and asking if they could direct you to a
source of that information.
Reply to this message |
Return to Main Message List
DISCLAIMER: This page is an unmoderated forum, and the opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.Patients are advised to consult their personal physicians before making any medical decisions.
Biliary Ca Home | Feedback | Pathology Home | Oncology Center Home Copyright © 2020 The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarylandLast Modified: 11/11/2002 10:50 am