COVID-19 & Cholangiocarcinoma

We know you rely on us for medically accurate and up-to-date information. CCF is here to help you navigate through this difficult time! We have been reviewing hundreds of sources to bring you the most relevant information regarding COVID-19 and cancer. We are very cognizant that the dangers of this outbreak are not just physical. It is important to protect ourselves from anxiety and depression that can be caused by fear, uncertainty, and social isolation. Therefore, we will be sending select periodic videos, links to other websites, and up-to-date medical and scientific information to help address the specific physical, mental, and emotional needs of our community.

#stopthespread

By Rick Pollock | April 8, 2020

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

CDC Guidelines for Cloth Face Coverings

By Rick Pollock | April 6, 2020

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

Five for Friday – Fight Misinformation

By Rick Pollock | April 3, 2020

Each week, we’re going to offer five ways you can fight COVID-19, overcome the fear of the unknown and deal with the uncertainty of this situation.

This week, 5 Ways to Fight Misinformation.

Live Webinar: Navigating Your Care in Uncertain Times

By Rick Pollock | March 31, 2020

During these unprecedented times Dr. Javle and Dr. Kelley will answer your questions to help address the specific care, treatment, and access needs of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know

By Rick Pollock | March 30, 2020

Some types of cancer and treatments such as chemotherapy can weaken your immune system and may increase your risk of any infection, including with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Three Tips for Reluctant Superheroes

By Penny Castle | March 28, 2020

Home / COVID-19 / Three Tips for Reluctant Superheroes None of us wanted it, Cholangiocarcinoma has thrust us, kicking and screaming into the role of…

Five for Friday – Do the Five!

By Rick Pollock | March 27, 2020

Each week, we’re going to offer five ways you can fight COVID-19, overcome the fear of the unknown and deal with the uncertainty of this situation.

This week, DO THE FIVE to help stop the disease.

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Q&A Podcast

By Rick Pollock | March 26, 2020

The information about the COVID-19 pandemic changes rapidly, and it’s hard to stay up to date with the latest information. On this Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, answers COVID-19 questions.

The One-Two Punch: Cancer And Coronavirus

By Rick Pollock | March 25, 2020

You have cancer. Your treatment is difficult, laborious, expensive, and stressful- even on even the best of days.

Enter, coronavirus. What now?

We’re here for you

By Stacie Lindsey | March 24, 2020

In this uncertain time, we want you to know, wherever you are that we are with you. Distance and physical separation cannot break the bonds we have made in this community.

What COVID-19 does to the human body

By Rick Pollock | March 23, 2020

Home / COVID-19 / Munich design house Kurzgesagt explains in an easy-to-understand video what happens to the human body once it has been infected with COVID-19.…

COVID-19 Resources

By Laura Hnat | March 19, 2020

It’s likely that your email inbox is flooded with updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be overwhelming for anyone. It is particularly troublesome for cancer patients.