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    i have read a couple of articles about a connection between exposure to asbestos and bile duct cancer.

    does anyone else have knowledge of this, or a patient who has had exposure to asbestos?



    Dear Lucy

    As far as we are aware, there has been only a limited amount of research conducted into the connection between asbestos and this type of cancer, mainly from Assoc Professor Giovanni Brandi in Italy and also more recently a joint paper from researchers in Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

    These are links to the published papers:

    Asbestos: a hidden player behind the cholangiocarcinoma increase? Findings from a case-control analysis.


    Occupational exposure to asbestos and risk of cholangiocarcinoma: a population-based case–control study in four Nordic countries


    I Hope this information is useful to you.

    Kind regards


    Please note it is not appropriate for AMMF to give medical advice or recommendations, and all details provided are for information purposes only.

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