Bile duct cancer

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Your specialist works with a multidisciplinary team (MDT) to recommend treatment options for you. The specialist will explain these to you, and together you will agree on a treatment plan.

It is a good idea to take someone with you to appointments to support you and help you remember what is discussed.

People who need surgery for bile duct cancer should have this at a specialist centre. 

See Canrefer for a list of specialist centres in NSW.

Choose the option that best suits your situation

Your specialist will discuss a treatment plan with you, and explain what this involves.
There are several types of cancer treatment, and most people with cancer have one or more of these.
Clinical trials look at existing treatments or processes and try to improve them.
It is good to be prepared for side effects and know how to manage them.
There are a number of reasons why treatment changes may be needed.
When your initial treatment finishes, you still need regular follow-up.

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It is important to ask about costs before you start your treatment.
Looking after your general health is important, even when you have cancer.
Some people can get help if they need to travel for treatment or medical appointments.
There are times when you may want advice or help with financial, legal or work matters.