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Liver and Biliary Tract Carcinoma Surveillance Counterpoint: Canada

  • Oliver F. BatheEmail author
  • Kelly Warren Burak
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Oncology book series (CCO)

Abstract

The Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the University of Calgary serve as a tertiary referral resource for about 1.5 million people. Virtually all hepatobiliary tumors from Southern Alberta are seen by our group, which consists of surgeons, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, interventional and diagnostic radiologists, and medical oncologists. The centralized referral pattern and weekly multidisciplinary meetings provide the group with a large experience in treating patients with these tumors.

Keywords

Cancer-related mortality Canada Bile duct cancer Tests mTOR 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Surgical OncologyTom Baker Cancer CentreCalgaryCanada
  2. 2.Southern Alberta Liver Transplant ClinicUniversity of Calgary Liver UnitCalgaryCanada

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