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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!

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🤚🏻 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?

Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month

By Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation | January 19, 2023

February is Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month. The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF) invites the community to help educate the public about bile duct cancer and raise much-needed funding…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Newly Diagnosed/New to CCF

By Allison Deragon | January 13, 2023

Home / Blog / If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma, the Foundation created the Newly Diagnosed/New to CCF program to help patients…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – January is National Mentoring Month

By Allison Deragon | January 6, 2023

Home / Blog / The Foundation hopes you are having a Happy New Year! January is National Mentoring Month, and we would like to honor…

Monthly Scientific Update – January 2023

By Kelly Butler | January 4, 2023

Apigenin-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles: A Potential New Treatment for Cholangiocarcinoma

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 7 Milestones from 2022

By Allison Deragon | December 30, 2022

Join us in welcoming 2023! It is going to be an extraordinary year. The Foundation accomplished some remarkable achievements with the help of this community. Every project, partnership, and initiative the Foundation is involved with centers around patients.

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Happy Holidays

By Allison Deragon | December 23, 2022

Home / Blog / As 2022 comes to a close, the Foundation celebrates the significant progress this year brought us. After accepting poor outcomes for…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Stories of Hope

By Allison Deragon | December 16, 2022

Cancer can take away a lot of things but never hope. The Foundation honors survivors and recognizes several friends who have been willing to share their stories of how they are living with #CCAHope.

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Share Gratitude and Give Back

By Allison Deragon | December 9, 2022

Home / Blog / As the holiday season approaches, we invite you to look for ways to show gratitude and give back to the CCF…

Bruce Coppock, Former Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, Dies at age 71

By Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation | December 7, 2022

Bruce Coppock, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF) and former President and Managing Director of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, died at 71 after a long battle with bile duct cancer.

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – Candles for the Cure 2022

By Allison Deragon | December 2, 2022

Home / Blog / The tradition continues with 2022 Candles for the Cure. This holiday season, Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation invites everyone to take part in our annual…

Monthly Scientific Update – December 2022

By Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation | December 2, 2022

The Oral Microbiome in Cholangiocarcinoma: A Potential Biomarker that Could Promote Early Detection