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!

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Webinar: Update on Cholangiocarcinoma – What we have learned from the International Hepatobiliary Neoplasia Biorepository

By Rick Pollock | July 7, 2014

Topic:    “Update on Cholangiocarcinoma: What we have learned from the International Hepatobiliary Neoplasia Biorepository” Presenter: Dr. Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, Mayo Clinic, MN Purpose: Educate patients so they better understand how Mayo Clinic is using the information and bio-specimens…

Support the 2014 Sonoma Bili Project Experience – August 2nd 2014

By Rick Pollock | June 30, 2014

For those of you in the Sonoma, CA area, please consider attending “The 2014 Sonoma Bili Project Experience” on August 2nd hosted by The Bili…

BEATING The Odds: Valarie Spiser-Albert

By Rick Pollock | June 25, 2014

Cholangiocarcinoma patient, Valarie Spiser–Albert beat the odds with her positive attitude Three years ago, Valarie Spiser-Albert was diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma.  She was told she had…

The 2014 Journey for Jo 5K Run/Walk & Kids Dash

By Rick Pollock | June 18, 2014

Who was Jo Bryant? Jo Bryant was a healthy, working teacher and a very involved mother and grandmother when she went to the doctor for…

Reflections on Being a Dad: Bill Merriam

By Rick Pollock | June 13, 2014

                   Forty years after becoming a father for the first time, six children and thirteen grandchildren later,…