Expertise and rankings

Bile duct cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating many cases of bile duct cancer.

Mayo Clinic surgeons pioneered the use of liver transplant to treat bile duct cancer. They have performed many liver transplant procedures and other surgical procedures to treat bile duct cancers. This experience translates to better surgical outcomes.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

July 02, 2016
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