Posts made in February, 2013

LIFe Recipient Suebong Tanasanvimon,MD of Thailand to Present Research

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Touching base with LIFe recipient Suebpong Tanasanvimon, MD

 

The 2011 Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe) recipient Dr. Tanasanvimon, MD, of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, in Bangkok, Thailand  will be presenting his research on Cholangiocarcinoma at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium on January 25, 2013.

The LIFe fellowship was funded by the Cholangiocarcinoma foundation and enables early-career oncologists from low- and middle-income countries to experience valuable training and experience at a U.S. or Canadian institution, which they can later use to facilitate change in cancer care in their home country.

Follow the link below to read more on the interview with Dr. Tanasanvimon and the upcoming presentation of his research findings.

http://connection.asco.org/Magazine/Article/id/3427/Cholangiocarcinoma-in-Thailand.aspx

 

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February is Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month

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February is cholangiocarcinoma awareness month, and The Cholangiocarcnoma Foundation will be leading numerous events in February to help raise awareness of this rare cancer. Events includefundraising for 2013 research grants, awareness drives on Facebook and Twitter, spotlight webinars on research efforts, and much more.

 “February gives our community a dedicated month-long opportunity to focus their energy to educate the general public about cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) and the challenges associated with diagnosis, living with this cancer and finding a cure,” said foundation president, Stacie Lindsey. She added, “Similar to last year’s effort, we’ll be offering engaging and informative activities based on our mission of Collaboration, Understanding, Research and Education to assist with directing our efforts.” To participate or learn more visit the foundation’s web site at: http://www.cholangiocarcinoma.org

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