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The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation’s Blog has been home to a variety of content ranging from patient perspectives to updates on medical advancements. Contributors like patients Christy Landon and Bekki Slater, along with caregivers Dave Fleischer and Jessica Thomas, share news and personal anecdotes. The blog serves as a resource to get familiar with the work of the Foundation. Keep an eye out for new posts as together we explore the world of cholangiocarcinoma and the tireless work towards a cure!

We're always looking to share good news. If you have something you'd like to share, please reach out to Allison Deragon.

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Ways to Prepare for the 10th Annual Conference

By Allison Deragon | March 17, 2023

Home / Blog / CCF’s 10th Annual Conference is less than a month away! The Foundation looks forward to uniting with our community, which is fearlessly working…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Nutrition Resources

By Allison Deragon | March 10, 2023

Home / Blog / Happy National Nutrition Month! “As a cholangiocarcinoma cancer patient myself, I know how curious and eager our patients are to learn…

CCF CARE Teams 2023: Greetings From The Volunteer State

By Dave Fleischer | March 10, 2023

Have you ever wondered how Tennessee became known as the “Volunteer State”? Well, it goes back to the War of 1812 and then again during…

Monthly Scientific Update – March 2023

By Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation | March 6, 2023

Asbestos and Cholangiocarcinoma: A Pilot Study Kelly Butler Asbestos is a mineral-derived carcinogen linked to multiple human cancers. Although asbestos has been removed from thousands…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 TeamCCF Stories

By Allison Deragon | March 3, 2023

Home / Blog / TeamCCF began in 2016 as a way to raise money through athletic events for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Bibs for this year’s…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 takeaways from GI ASCO 2023

By Allison Deragon | February 24, 2023

Home / Blog / The American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium The American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (GI ASCO) is…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Awareness Month Testimonials

By Allison Deragon | February 17, 2023

Home / Blog / Thank you to all who have supported Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month so far. Yesterday, February 16th, was World Cholangiocarcinoma Day. There were…

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

By Allison Deragon | February 10, 2023

Home / Blog / CCF is pleased to share the 2022 Fiscal Year Annual Report highlighting the many accomplishments of CCF and this community. Thank…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Social Media

By Allison Deragon | February 3, 2023

Home / Blog / February is Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month. Please be sure to like, comment and share CCF’s posts to keep us popping up in…

Monthly Scientific Update – February 2023

By Kelly Butler | February 1, 2023

LCK Inhibitor: A Novel Potential Therapy for Cholangiocarcinoma A variety of signaling pathways can become overactive in cancer to promote cell growth. One of these…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Awareness Month

By Allison Deragon | January 27, 2023

During February, the Foundation invites everyone to participate in Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month, a campaign established to raise much-needed awareness of cholangiocarcinoma, with February 16th marking World Cholangiocarcinoma Day. 

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Biomarker Stories

By Allison Deragon | January 20, 2023

Did you know that cholangiocarcinoma shares mutations with other cancers, such as Breast Cancer, Lung, Skin, Colon and Pancreatic Cancer?