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 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!

We're always looking to share good news. If you have something you'd like to share, please reach out to Allison Deragon.

🤚🏻 Five(+3) for Friday – 8 New Biomarker Stories

By Allison Deragon | June 3, 2022

Home / Blog / Biomarker testing opens doors to personalized treatment options, including clinical trials, for cancer patients. The Foundation is proud to present eight patient…

Bill recognizing Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Day clears Ohio Senate, heads to governor

By Jennifer Weaver | June 2, 2022

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation congratulates Rep. Cindy Abrams (R-Harrison) and the Ohio legislature for the passage of House Bill 537. The legislation sponsored by Abrams designating…

Monthly Scientific Update – June 2022 (Comparison of Hepatic Arterial Infusion Pump Chemotherapy vs. Resection for Patients With Multifocal Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma)

By Reham Abdel-Wahab | June 1, 2022

The role of locoregional therapy in treating intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) patients is still limited. Therefore, a group of researchers assessed if using a hepatic arterial…

Racing for Hope Journal Entry 16

By Delorean Ostrom | May 31, 2022

Marathon 5 Here we are a few days away from marathon number 6, and I’m just now able to put into words what marathon 5…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 NCSD Activities that Celebrate Survivorship

By Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation | May 27, 2022

Home / Blog / June 5th is National Cancer Survivors Day (NCSD). This year marks the 35th Annual NCSD, which is a day for cancer…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Episodes of Cholangio Heroes

By Jennifer Weaver | May 20, 2022

Home / Blog / The Foundation is pleased to announce its first-ever video podcast, Cholangio Heroes. A wide array of guests impacted by cholangiocarcinoma are featured…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 Recent Articles of Interest

By Allison Deragon | May 13, 2022

Home / Blog / The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is sharing news and research updates with the community to inspire hope. Here are five recent articles of…

CCF Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day

By Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation | May 10, 2022

Let’s show the world what life after cancer looks like! On National Cancer Survivors Day®, the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation will join thousands of people in hundreds of…

Innovative ‘think tank’ comprised of cholangiocarcinoma experts to meet to develop concrete project ideas to advance the field

By Jennifer Weaver | May 6, 2022

Twenty-nine expert scientists and clinicians from the world’s leading academic institutions are convening in Las Vegas for the first time in a three-day meeting, Cure…

🤚🏻 Five for Friday – 5 ways you can participate in Campaign for the Cure

By Allison Deragon | May 6, 2022

Home / Blog / Here are five ways you can participate in the Campaign for the Cure: Learn More Campaign for the Cure (#C4C2022) launched this week…

Racing for Hope Journal Entry 15

By Delorean Ostrom | May 5, 2022

Alright, so it’s been a week and a half or so since I ran the Silos Waco marathon. It’s been hard to put into words…

Monthly Scientific Update – May 2022 (Ramucirumab)

By Reham Abdel-Wahab | May 2, 2022

Recently, a group of researchers designed a phase II, single-arm clinical trial to evaluate the use of Ramucirumab in the treatment of advanced biliary tract…