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.

Journey of Hope: Day 7

By Dave Fleischer | May 26, 2021

We started our A.M. drive in Livingston, MT, and proceeded to Billings, MT. to pick up Melinda Bacchini, a CC Warrior who is also on the staff of the foundation. Melinda is Director of Patient Advocacy and an 11½ year survivor.

Journey of Hope: Day 6

By Dave Fleischer | May 25, 2021

We saw a lot of gorgeous scenery today, including Sandpoint and Hope, ID, as well as East Hope, and believe it or not, an area known as Beyond Hope! The beauty continued into MT. with diverse scenery and weather conditions along MT Route 200 and I-90 eastbound before the pouring rain started in Anaconda, MT.

Journey of Hope: Day 5

By Dave Fleischer | May 24, 2021

This morning, Linda and I had the opportunity for a meet-up outside the Fred Hutch Cancer Center in Seattle. Our mission was to thank doctors who are improving the lives and finding a cure, for cholangiocarcinoma patients, now and in the future.

Webinar: Patient Centered Partnerships

By Allison Deragon | May 24, 2021

Have you ever wondered about how CCF engages with Industry Partners? Join our webinar on May 27th to learn about the partnerships and collaboration we have with industry.

Journey of Hope: Day 4

By Dave Fleischer | May 23, 2021

This morning Linda and I had the opportunity to meet in the Vancouver, WA area, with one of my ex-colleagues, his wife, and daughter, Sara. Two years ago, Sara was a recipient of the Sarah Fleischer Bennett memorial scholarship.

Journey of Hope: Day 3

By Dave Fleischer | May 22, 2021

Day three of the JoH was another day full of fulfilling visits, beautiful scenery and variations in weather, including rain, heavy fog on the curvy roads of the Cascades, then sunshine.

Journey of Hope: Day 2

By Dave Fleischer | May 21, 2021

Day two of our journey had Linda and I heading west from Twin Falls to Boise, ID for a scheduled meet up with Cindy Thomas of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation staff, and Steven Banks, a local cholangiocarcinoma warrior.

Five for Friday – 5 events you might have missed

By Allison Deragon | May 21, 2021

Each week we bring you the latest information and updates relevant to the CCF community through our live webinars and other events.

Journey of Hope: Day 1

By Dave Fleischer | May 20, 2021

After a great send off from Ken Garff Honda, Orem, UT, Linda and I began our 15,000 mile journey. With the foundation celebrating its’ 15th anniversary, our first duty was to commence the drive on I-15 northbound.

Cheer Dave On!

By Allison Deragon | May 20, 2021

May 20th was an exhilarating day for CCF. Friends, family, and other locals gathered together with signs and balloons as Dave Fleischer left on his 15,000 mile Journey of Hope in honor of their daughter Sarah.

The Second Annual Quack Out Cholangio 5K Run/Walk to Crush Bile Duct Cancer

By Laura Hnat | May 17, 2021

The perfect race day weather in Delaware welcomed Cholangiocarcinoma Warriors, friends, and family from across the United

Five for Friday – 5 ways you can get involved with the Journey of Hope

By Allison Deragon | May 14, 2021

Dave and Linda Fleischer plan to spend 6 weeks driving across the United States on a 15,000 mile Journey of Hope in memory of their daughter, Sarah Bennett.