About Hepatobiliary Cancer
Hepatobiliary cancers include malignant or cancerous tumors originating in the cells of the liver, bile ducts, and gallbladder. The hepatobiliary system refers to the liver, bile ducts and gallbladder. These organs are essential for digestion and serve as important processing points for food, medicine, vitamins, minerals and toxins.
What To Know
According to the National Cancer Institute, the projected incidence of primary liver and bile duct cancer in the United States for 2018 are as follows:
- Approximately 42,220 estimated new cases
- About 30,200 estimated deaths