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!
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Shaun Hope was diagnosed with extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in August 2019. He faced his diagnosis with courage and his famous mantra, “It could be worse.” Shaun…
Within hours of my dad’s cholangiocarcinoma diagnosis, I was online doing research trying to learn about this type of cancer. I soon found my way to the comforting and informative website for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation.
In anticipation of our upcoming Newly Diagnosed program, we would like to recognize several friends of the Foundation who have been willing to share their survivor stories.
Sarah Newton of Galena, Illinois has been dealing with bile duct cancer since her diagnosis in July 2020. She has endured four-plus months of chemo, two procedures involving implanting Y90 in both lobes of her liver and is currently taking gene therapy medication.
TeamCCF sponsored its 2nd Annual Moving for the Cure, July 18 – 24. Families and individuals accepted the challenge to raise at least $200 and perform any physical movement during that week in July. In the end, the Moving for the Cure participants and sponsors raised more than $96,000!
The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF) and TeamCCF sponsored its second athletic event, Moving for the Cure. The virtual fundraiser invited participants from around the world, of any age, and of any physical ability to raise money through an athletic event of their choosing.
CCF is excited to announce the 2022 Annual Conference t-shirt logo contest. CCF is now accepting logo proposals for t-shirts, which will be introduced for the Annual Conference.
A cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) diagnosis can be overwhelming when you have the burden of figuring out what treatment options are best for you.
Help fund research that will move us closer to a cure. To celebrate the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation’s 15th Anniversary, and to support our volunteer committee’s pledge…
Did you know that all educational webinars are recorded and added to CCF’s YouTube Channel?
It’s time to celebrate! July 2021 marks the creation of the 500th mentor/mentee relationship with CholangioConnect since its beginning in July of 2017.
When I interviewed for my current post as a first-time consultant in medical oncology in the United Kingdom, I was asked about my 5-year career plan.…