Guideline for the management of bile duct cancers by the Brazilian Gastrointestinal Tumor Group

Riechelmann R, Coutinho AK, Weschenfelder RF, Andrade de Paulo G, Fernandes GS, Gifoni M, Oliveira ML, Gansl R, Gil R, Luersen G, Lucas L, Reisner M, Vieira FM,,Machado MA,Murad A, Osvaldt A, Brandão M, Carvalho E, Souza T, Pfiffer T, Prolla G

Arq. Gastroenterol 2016;53(1):5-9. DOI: 10.1590/S0004-280320160001000




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The Brazilian Gastrointestinal Tumor Group developed guidelines for the surgical and clinical management of patients
with billiary cancers. The multidisciplinary panel was composed of experts in the field of radiology, medical oncology, surgical on-
cology, radiotherapy, endoscopy and pathology. The panel utilized the most recent literature to develop a series of evidence-based
recommendations on different treatment and diagnostic strategies for cholangiocarcinomas and gallbladder cancers.