Bile Duct Cancer

“Am I pooping enough? Why is my poop green?” Seemingly silly questions like these are, in fact, important to understanding your body. The bowel movement chart below will help you decode your stool and discover helpful insights into your health. Keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and only a medical professional can evaluate your individual symptoms and observations.

Fatty liver disease is an accumulation of fat in liver cells. Although it hasn’t been identified as a direct cause of liver cancer or other life-threatening diseases, fatty liver disease is associated with other health problems, including an increased risk of some cancers or cardiovascular disease.

February 14, known to many as Valentine’s Day, is also World Cholangiocarcinoma Day, an international effort to raise awareness about a very rare but aggressive type of cancer.

Although this is a rare and traditionally difficult-to-treat cancer, we’ve made important advances in understanding the biology of this disease and completing large clinical trials that will lead to a new standard of care all over the world.
While cholangiocarcinoma is a rare disease that affects just two out of 100,000 people, it can have a great impact on a patient’s bodily functions during and after treatment.

While no one wants to think about the big “C” word when faced with an unknown medical ailment, it’s important for patients with abnormalities of the liver to rule out cancer. Prompt, accurate diagnosis is the first step to any successful treatment.