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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!

Volunteer Appreciation Month!

By Cindy Thomas | April 1, 2020

Today CCF celebrates what volunteers do year-round. To our volunteers, you truly make an incredible difference in the work, and we thank you! Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!

Live Webinar: Navigating Your Care in Uncertain Times

By Rick Pollock | March 31, 2020

During these unprecedented times Dr. Javle and Dr. Kelley will answer your questions to help address the specific care, treatment, and access needs of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know

By Rick Pollock | March 30, 2020

Some types of cancer and treatments such as chemotherapy can weaken your immune system and may increase your risk of any infection, including with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Three Tips for Reluctant Superheroes

By Penny Castle | March 28, 2020

Home / COVID-19 / Three Tips for Reluctant Superheroes None of us wanted it, Cholangiocarcinoma has thrust us, kicking and screaming into the role of…

We’re here for you

By Stacie Lindsey | March 24, 2020

In this uncertain time, we want you to know, wherever you are that we are with you. Distance and physical separation cannot break the bonds we have made in this community.

Dealing with Uncertainty

By Geret Giles | March 17, 2020

During this tumultuous time, Dr. Geret Giles offers some advice on how to deal with uncertainty.

Dr. Geret Giles is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Pleasant Grove, Utah…

What is TeamCCF?

By Meredith McGuffage | March 2, 2020

TeamCCF began in 2016 as a way to raise money through athletic events for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Since its inception, TeamCCF has participated in the…

Musically Inclined Patients & Survivors- This is for you!

By Allison Thomas | February 27, 2020

We wanted to share an exciting new program that our friends at Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) recently launched. The SU2C Canada Kate McGarrigle Fund…

My 15 years with CCA

By Lisa Paradis | February 12, 2020

My story begins back in 2005. I was pregnant with my oldest son Dylan and had a very normal pregnancy. He was born on March…

February 12th is World Cholangiocarcinoma Day!

By Rick Pollock | February 11, 2020

February 12th, 2020 – Six charities from around the world have joined together to celebrate World Cholangiocarcinoma Day. Cholangiocarcinoma, a highly lethal cancer with poor…

Why Brad and Geri Clements Gave $100K to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation for Research

By Jordan Giles | February 6, 2020

“A big reason for our donation is the love we have for Stacie and everything she has done for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF) and the…

2020 Annual Conference Patient Scholarship

By Rick Pollock | January 28, 2020

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is pleased to announce its 7th Annual International Conference scheduled for April 1-3, 2020 in Salt Lake City. Because patients living with…