5 Trials at ASCO 2022

Home / Blog / 5 Trials at ASCO 2022 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting took place in Chicago the first week of June. The Foundation provided an information booth and participated in premier scientific events for oncology professionals, patient advocates, industry representatives, and major media outlets worldwide. Some of the latest cholangiocarcinoma…

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🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 CholangioConnect Resources

Home / Blog / 🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 CholangioConnect Resources Through peer-to-peer mentorship with a fellow patient or caregiver, CholangioConnect is creating a community of hope. Please consider becoming a mentor and making a new friend. Here are five resources for your consideration: Learn more about what mentors do Discover how CholangioConnect changed Jessica’s life…

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🤚🏻 Five(+3) for Friday – 8 New Biomarker Stories

Home / Blog / 🤚🏻 Five(+3) for Friday – 8 New Biomarker Stories Biomarker testing opens doors to personalized treatment options, including clinical trials, for cancer patients. The Foundation is proud to present eight patient stories for whom biomarker testing positively impacted their cancer journeys. Julie Thole Ben Lazcano Sharon Hockenberry Hadley Recor John Pierce Ivy Elkins…

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🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Episodes of Cholangio Heroes

Home / Blog / 🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Episodes of Cholangio Heroes The Foundation is pleased to announce its first-ever video podcast, Cholangio Heroes. A wide array of guests impacted by cholangiocarcinoma are featured in each weekly episode. Cholangio Heroes can be found on CCF’s YouTube Channel, Spotify, Podbean, Frontliners TV, HeroGo TV, Local Now, VivaLive…

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🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Recent Articles of Interest

Home / Blog / 🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Recent Articles of Interest The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is sharing news and research updates with the community to inspire hope. Here are five recent articles of interest: Zymeworks Reports Last Patient Enrolled in Pivotal Study of Zanidatamab The International Cholangiocarcinoma Research Network Initiatives Oncologist Stories: Lincoln…

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Five for Friday – Highlighting 5 Volunteer Fundraisers

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – Highlighting 5 Volunteer Fundraisers April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month. CCF honors volunteers who are making significant contributions by donating their time and talents to raise money for research. In commemoration of Appreciation Month, consider supporting the following volunteer-organized events: 3rd Annual Quack Out Cholangio Racing for Hope…

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Five for Friday – Surveys that impact research

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – Surveys that impact research Providing answers to a few research questions helps the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation further research. There are four short surveys attached to this email that patients or their caregivers can take to help the research community better understand the natural history of this disease. Your…

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Five for Friday – 5 ways volunteers lead the change

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 ways volunteers lead the change It’s time to celebrate how volunteers serve with #ccahope. The Foundation is thankful to all of the incredible volunteers who inspire us and work so hard day in and day out to support patients. In the past year, volunteers donated more…

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Five for Friday – 5 CCF Resources

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 CCF Resources The Foundation’s website is full of important educational information for cholangiocarcinoma patients. Here are five (5) resources at your disposal. For more information, please visit the Newly Diagnosed/New to CCF webpage. Specialist Map Biomarker Testing CCF Blog 100 Questions & Answers About Cholangiocarcinoma E-book Discussion…

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Five for Friday – 5 ways to use nutrition to fight cancer

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 ways to use nutrition to fight cancer Happy National Nutrition Month! “Nutrition is an important thing to consider when you’re getting cancer treatment. Eating healthy foods before, during, and after treatment can help you feel better and stay stronger. But cancer and its treatment can sometimes…

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Five for Friday – 5 Annual Conference Sessions

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 Annual Conference Sessions The 9th Annual Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Conference was a tremendous success! Attendees helped to assemble 1,500 care kits for newly diagnosed patients, 200+ people joined CCF’s Light it Green for CCA Walk, 250 participants joined the conference in-person, and 900+ joined virtually. Session recordings from the…

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Five for Friday – 5 pages to review in the CCF Annual Report

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 pages to review in the CCF Annual Report Thanks to your support, the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation community has continued to grow with its core value of putting patients first. Here are five (5) pages in the 2020-2021 Annual Report you may find of interest. Spotlight on research Spotlight on…

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Five for Friday – 5 Cholangiocarcinoma Educational Videos

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 Cholangiocarcinoma Educational Videos Happy Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month! The Foundation co-founded the steering committee of the Global Cholangiocarcinoma Alliance to establish a global voice for cholangiocarcinoma. This alliance works to improve prevention, survival, and the quality of life of patients around the world. Here are five (5)…

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Five for Friday – CCF in the news

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – CCF in the news Raising awareness about cholangiocarcinoma can save lives. The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is grateful for its community members who help spread awareness about this rare cancer. Below are five (5) pieces of media coverage about cholangiocarcinoma: Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation on KTVX – ABC4 A Veterans Day…

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Five for Friday – 5 events to add to your calendar

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 events to add to your calendar The Foundation hopes you are having a Happy New Year! This year, exciting opportunities are happening, including the 9th Annual Cholangiocarcinolma Foundation Conference and more. Here are five (5) events to add to your calendar as the new year begins.…

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Five for Friday – 5 milestones to cherish in 2021

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 milestones to cherish in 2021 Join us in welcoming 2022! It is going to be extraordinary. The Foundation is working on many more collaborative opportunities. Every project, partnership, and initiative the Foundation is involved with centers around patients. Supporting patients to render cholangiocarcinoma a treatable disease…

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Five for Friday – Happy Holidays

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – Happy Holidays As 2021 comes to a close, the Foundation recognizes it has come through a year filled with both unique challenges and positive developments. It has been reassuring to know that CCF can count on all of you regardless of what faces us. CCF celebrates the…

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Five for Friday – 5 groups that support the CCF mission

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 groups that support the CCF mission Collaboration is a core value of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation and is fundamental to its growth and ability to provide high-quality programs and services to the cholangiocarcinoma community. The Foundation dedicates its efforts in cooperation with other organizations to supporting patients…

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Seven for Friday – 7 Cholangiocarcinoma Survivor Stories

Home / Blog / Seven for Friday – 7 Cholangiocarcinoma Survivor Stories Cancer can take away a lot of things but never hope. There are so many positive, ongoing developments in cholangiocarcinoma research. Whether you are a patient or know a patient, there is more reason than ever to spread hope in the CCA community.…

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Five for Friday – 5 ways to prepare for the conference

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 ways to prepare for the conference Registration for the 9th Annual Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Conference is open! The annual conference takes place the week of Feb. 23-25, 2022. Join more than 500 patients, caregivers, scientists, researchers, and healthcare providers from around the globe to learn about the latest in…

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Five for Friday – 5 Caregiver Resources

Home / Blog / Five for Friday – 5 Caregiver Resources Celebrated every November, National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is proud to recognize NFCM and the individuals who support their loved ones through the cancer journey and beyond. Thank you,…

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Five for Friday – 5 of our latest blog posts

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation’s Blog has been home to a variety of content ranging from patient perspectives to updates on medical advancements. Patients share news and personal anecdotes, and the blog also serves as a resource for you to familiarize themselves with the Foundation.

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Five for Friday – 5 Resources to Help Navigate Depression.

During our 2020 Annual conference, Incyte shared the results from a 700 patient survey. The survey found that the quality of life for patients with cholangiocarcinoma is heavily impacted by a host of symptoms and side effects, including depression that may be severe.

This week we’d like to offer 5 reliable resources to help navigate through depression.

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Five for Friday – 5 fundraising events

We are SO thankful for all of our volunteers who work tirelessly to support CCF in any way they can. “One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.” This week we would like to highlight 5 events that our amazing volunteers put together.

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Five for Friday – 5 highlights from the Annual Conference

Each week, we’re going to offer five tips that will help you stay educated, informed and hopeful about all things cholangiocarcinoma.

Our 2020 Annual Conference was unforgettable! We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all those who joined us online during the 2020 Virtual Annual Conference. Over 1,600 individuals from 49 states and 44 countries registered, which is 3x more than our previous conference!

During the conference, we presented exciting new research collaborations, programs, and more crucial information that will continue to move us toward better treatment options for patients.

If you missed it, we’d like to share 5 highlights from the conference.

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Five for Friday – 5 ways you can get involved with Moving for the Cure

Each week, we’re going to offer five tips that will help you stay educated, informed and hopeful about all things cholangiocarcinoma.

CCF is holding it’s first athletic fundraiser: Moving for the Cure! Enjoy any activity, anywhere, and raise money for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. All ages and athletic abilities can participate.

This week we present 5 ways you can get involved with Moving for the Cure.

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The Beginning

Around 9 o’clock on a Saturday night in January 2017, I heard weird noises in the bathroom. I opened the door to find my son curled over the toilet. “It’s only cranberry juice. It’s only cranberry juice,” he muttered into the bowl. I took a glance- that wasn’t cranberry juice. I can hardly believe it…

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Five for Friday – Do the Five!

Each week, we’re going to offer five ways you can fight COVID-19, overcome the fear of the unknown and deal with the uncertainty of this situation.

This week, DO THE FIVE to help stop the disease.

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Even Keel – Andy Tebbutt’s Story

I can’t speak for other rare cancer populations, but the cholangiocarcinoma community is fairly tight knit.  In some ways, we are like members of the same college class after graduation.  We’re spread all over the globe, but when we talk it’s with the familiarity and an intimacy of old friends, and we even occasionally gather…

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Robert Catherwood

Robert Catherwood January 12, 1947 – October 17, 2016 Loving husband, father, and papa Robert “Bob” Catherwood, 69, of Somerset, N.J., passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Visitation is Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Plinton Curry Funeral Home, Somerset, with services Friday at 10:30 a.m. at…

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