Topic: Notes from the attendance of Society of Surgical Oncology
I attended several sessions pertaining to the treatment of liver disease. These are the ones pertaining to our cancer.
This symposium demonstrated again, the importance of consulting with several physicians in order to obtain second, or more opinions in re: to treatment options. One would want to consult with those physicians with the highest familiarity of bile duct cancer.
One physician pointed out the significance of the CA 19-9 tumor being considered in the diagnoses of bile duct cancer. He mentioned patients being treated for lung cancer when in fact, the diagnoses was bile duct cancer. In his opinion, never should there be diagnoses of