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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 Sarah Bennett, Cait Telaak, Helen Scott, Susan Braden, George Riddle, Lisa Layton, and Marcia Van Gorden share news and personal anecdotes, and the blog also serves as a resource for you to familiarize themselves with 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 at allison.deragon@cholangiocarcinoma.org.

Journey of Hope: Day 26

By Dave Fleischer | June 14, 2021

Tonight, I’d like to share two stories that continue to make my Journey of Hope one of the most meaningful experiences of my life.

Journey of Hope: Day 25

By Dave Fleischer | June 13, 2021

Today was yet another eventful day on the Journey that went from A to Z; both literally and figuratively.

Journey of Hope: Day 24

By Dave Fleischer | June 12, 2021

My scheduled visit today, was at the home of Heidi Garringer Rhea (warrior) in Mandeville, LA.

Journey of Hope: Day 23

By Dave Fleischer | June 11, 2021

Anyone know where the tallest cast iron statue in the U.S. is located, and what its’ name is? As I approached my first meeting location of the day, in Birmingham, AL, I observed a significant statue on a pedestal on a high point in the city.

Five for Friday – 5 Ways You Can Share Awareness

By Allison Deragon | June 11, 2021

Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Matters! This year nearly 10,000 people in the United States and many more across the world will be diagnosed with CCA, many in a late stage.

Journey of Hope: Day 22

By Dave Fleischer | June 10, 2021

Have you ever had one of those days when you realize how finely tuned our lives are? That is until a few minor quirks get in the way. Today was one of those days for me.

Journey of Hope: Day 21

By Dave Fleischer | June 9, 2021

As it’s the 15th anniversary of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, many people now know that I’ve incorporated the number 15 into my journey in a variety of ways.

Journey of Hope: Day 20

By Dave Fleischer | June 8, 2021

Another day of amazing moments, and a great way to mark the halfway point on the Journey, at least for # of states visited.

Journey of Hope: Day 19

By Dave Fleischer | June 7, 2021

In driving terms, today’s schedule was a short one, as I was in the car for less than two hours.

Journey of Hope: Day 18

By Dave Fleischer | June 6, 2021

To date, the Journey of Hope has been memorable in many ways that will be with me forever. Today, however, was a milestone event that rises to the top.

Journey of Hope: Day 17

By Dave Fleischer | June 5, 2021

After a two-minute visit to the beach for a quick photo of the Atlantic Ocean, I left Ogunquit, ME @ 6:30 a.m., and headed two hours south to Holliston, MA, and the home of Kim Balkus.

Journey of Hope: Day 16

By Dave Fleischer | June 4, 2021

Today was to be a day of rest, including a walk on the beach, here in Maine. Hah! Never happened.