Chemotherapy for Inoperable Advanced or Metastatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Retrospective Analysis of 78 Cases in a Single Center over Four Years
Pracht M et al. – The disease control rate, overall survival and progression free–survival in this single–center retrospective study were in agreement with earlier reports. Specific features of this cohort were a large proportion of cholangiocarcinoma with associated cirrhosis, mostly intrahepatic. This confirms the increasing incidence of intrahepatic localization and the epidemiological link recently reported between intrahepatic biliary tract carcinoma and cirrhosis.