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Biosamples, CC Biobanks, & the International CC Patient Registry …

AMMF liaises with The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation in the US where and when we can, but it is important to bear in mind that what happens in the US re treatments, research, etc, can at times be very different to the … Continue reading

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GP Awareness Campaign to continue …

With the incidence of cholangiocarcinoma (CC) markedly increasing and many younger people now being affected, it is vital that GPs are made aware of the existence of this disease, its symptoms and that, most importantly, time is of the essence … Continue reading

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Cancer52’s briefing paper on Orphan Medicines

Cancer52, the alliance of rare and less common cancer charities of which AMMF is an active member, has published a briefing paper on Access to Orphan Medicines in the UK, today 5th June 2014. More deliberation and less maths – … Continue reading

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Immune cell therapy – the answer to CC?

There’s been a huge amount of press coverage over the last week about the work of researchers at the US National Cancer Institute and the success they have achieved in harnessing a person’s own immune system to fight cancer. Of … Continue reading

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Canopies UK Choose AMMF

We are delighted to report that Canopies UK, the UK’s leading supplier of outdoor canopies, has chosen AMMF as their charity to support. Jason Eastwood, Sales Director at Canopies UK, said “We’ve been discussing supporting a charity for some time, … Continue reading

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Viewpoint from Thailand

The incidence of cholangiocarcinoma is increasing, not only in the UK but throughout the world – it is a global problem.  Following the recent 3-day  international cholangiocarcinoma workshop in Thailand* where perspectives and experiences on CC amongst UK and Thai researchers were … Continue reading

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Trinity College report on AMMF’s Dublin visit

  Trinity College School of Medicine reports on AMMF’s visit to Dublin   Just before Christmas 2013, AMMF’s Helen Morement and trustee Harry Corrigan were delighted to be invited to visit St Luke’s Hospital in Dublin to meet Dr Charles Gillham … Continue reading

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ILCA International CC Guidelines

International “Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma” In 2012, The International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) decided to produce their first ever International Guidelines on liver cancer and chose to do this on cholangiocarcinoma. An international panel of … Continue reading

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Thai Cholangiocarcinoma Workshop Report

Workshop in Cholangiocarcinoma:  Sharing the Disease Burden in the UK and South East Asia Khon Kaen University, Thailand – 12-14 March 2014    Workshop Overview This 3-day event was the first international cholangiocarcinoma workshop of its kind and was appropriately held … Continue reading

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CC Awareness Month 2014 Guest Posts

Once again this year we had a fantastic response to our Facebook Daily Guest Post feature during February, Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month.   And what incredible posts they were – telling of love, courage and support, of so many people lost to … Continue reading

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