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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What is TeamCCF?

By Meredith McGuffage | March 2, 2020

TeamCCF began in 2016 as a way to raise money through athletic events for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Since its inception, TeamCCF has participated in the…

What is TeamCCF?

By Meredith McGuffage | March 2, 2020

TeamCCF began in 2016 as a way to raise money through athletic events for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Since its inception, TeamCCF has participated in the…

Musically Inclined Patients & Survivors- This is for you!

By Allison Deragon | February 27, 2020

We wanted to share an exciting new program that our friends at Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) recently launched. The SU2C Canada Kate McGarrigle Fund…

My 15 years with CCA

By Lisa Paradis | February 12, 2020

My story begins back in 2005. I was pregnant with my oldest son Dylan and had a very normal pregnancy. He was born on March…

February 12th is World Cholangiocarcinoma Day!

By Rick Pollock | February 11, 2020

February 12th, 2020 – Six charities from around the world have joined together to celebrate World Cholangiocarcinoma Day. Cholangiocarcinoma, a highly lethal cancer with poor…

Why Brad and Geri Clements Gave $100K to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation for Research

By Jordan Giles | February 6, 2020

“A big reason for our donation is the love we have for Stacie and everything she has done for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF) and the…

2020 Annual Conference Patient Scholarship

By Rick Pollock | January 28, 2020

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is pleased to announce its 7th Annual International Conference scheduled for April 1-3, 2020 in Salt Lake City. Because patients living with…

Bachini-Keifer Fund

By Rick Pollock | January 11, 2020

An unspeakable loss has affected the cholangiocarcinoma world on Friday, January 10, 2020. Melinda Bachini, our beloved patient advocate, tragically lost her son, Skylar Evan…

Can a “Silent Killer” be Beaten by Better Data?

By Stacie Lindsey | January 8, 2020

Is the secret to combating a “silent killer” hiding in our health data? That’s what we have been teaming with Komodo Health to find out.…

2020 Pacific Northwest Cholangiocarcinoma Regional Symposium

By Rick Pollock | January 3, 2020

Join us for an afternoon dedicated to the science of cholangiocarcinoma. The symposium will include presentations from area clinicians highlighting their work in cholangiocarcinoma. You…

ThanksGiving, ThanksLiving

By Susan Braden | November 27, 2019

Now it begins. Thanksgiving. Giving Thanks. Food, Family, Friends, Fun. Turkey, Traditions, Touchdowns, Travel. Tension?! I remember a little of what I think I learned…

#GivingTuesday 2019

By Rick Pollock | November 19, 2019

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.” Last year on Giving Tuesday, people came together on Facebook to…