Our Blog...Cholangio-what??

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.

Five for Friday – 5 of our newest items in the CCF Awareness Store

By Allison Deragon | November 6, 2020

Need a housewarming gift? A sweatshirt or hat to keep you warm this winter? Look no further than the CCF Awareness Store. This week we’d like to highlight 5 of our newest items!

Webinar: NuTide 121 Clinical Trial

By Rick Pollock | November 3, 2020

NuCana will introduce the science behind NUC-1031, the medicine being compared in combination with cisplatin in the NuTide:121 study against the current standard of care in Biliary Tract Cancer, gemcitabine and cisplatin.

Five for Friday – 5 great ways to support CCF in our mission to find a cure and improve the quality of life for patients

By Allison Deragon | October 30, 2020

As we approach the end of the year and giving season, here are 5 great ways to support CCF in our mission to find a cure and improve the quality of life for patients.

Five for Friday – 5 ways you can get involved with CCF

By Allison Deragon | October 23, 2020

The Holiday Season is approaching us and will be here before we know it. This week we’d like to share 5 ways you can get involved with the CCF community and help make a difference.

Webinar: The RELEASE trial and the technology behind

By Rick Pollock | October 22, 2020

This webinar is intended for patients with inoperable extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) who consider enrolment into a clinical trial.

CCF wants you to join it’s first ever Turkey Trot

By Allison Deragon | October 16, 2020

Join the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation’s first Virtual Turkey Trot Run/Bike/Walk! TeamCCF and the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation are hosting their 1st Annual Virtual Turkey Trot. It is open…

Roz Kuvakos, A Life Rooted in Aloha

By Cheryl Birmingham | October 16, 2020

Roz has always been very healthy and active, especially among us sibs, and the news of her having cholangio took us by storm. Being the first born, her “to do” list began to grow: schedule doctor appointments, research on how to fight this unknown disease…

Five for Friday – 5 of our latest blog posts

By Allison Deragon | October 16, 2020

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.

2021 Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation’s Annual Conference

By Allison Deragon | October 9, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the 8th Annual Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Conference will be held virtually March 31st- April 2nd, 2021. John Bridgewater, MD, PhD of the UCL Cancer Institute, London and Funda Meric-Bernstram, MD of MD Anderson Cancer Center will Co-Chair the event.

Five for Friday – 5 exciting events that are happening soon

By Allison Deragon | October 9, 2020

We want to make sure you’re in the know. This week we’d like to share 5 exciting events that are happening soon. Be sure to add these events to your calendar and share them with your friends and family.

2021 Cholangiocarcinoma Annual Conference to be held March 31 Through April 2, 2021

By Allison Deragon | October 9, 2020

Drs. Bridgewater and Meric-Bernstram to Chair The 8th Annual Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Conference will be held virtually March 31st- April 2nd, 2021. John Bridgewater, MD, PhD…

FB Live: Living with Cholangiocarcinoma – Journey to Diagnosis & Beyond

By Rick Pollock | October 8, 2020

Facebook Live event, “Living with Cholangiocarcinoma – Journey to Diagnosis & Beyond.” We hope you tune in to hear from those in the #cholangiocarcinoma community!