Category Archives: News

Jake’s campaign expands …

Earlier this year, Jake Bishop lost his much loved grandfather, Adam Reay, to cholangiocarcinoma just a month after diagnosis. This was a great shock to the family because, as Jake explains, “There was almost no sign that he was ill … Continue reading

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Saatchi Bill moves to full consultation (22.11.13)

Lord Saatchi’s Medical Innovation Bill moves to full consultation On Friday, 22 November, 2013, the Government  agreed to full consultation on the Saatchi Bill.   The Bill has won the backing of Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who said it had … Continue reading

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CRUK Your Day, Your Say

By Helen Morement Cancer Research UK are holding ‘Your Say, Your Day’ events on 6th September 2013 across the UK to inform those affected by cancer about their latest research, information and campaigns, and to let them know how they can … Continue reading

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Biomarker BI-010 looks promising …

Good news just in from The Cambridge Research Institute on the BI-010 biomarker work Dr Hayley Whitaker and her team are working on.  Dr Whitaker reports: “We have identified a protein, BI-010, that is raised in cholangiocarcinoma but not inflammatory cells … Continue reading

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Grant for AMMF from Law Firm’s Trust

AMMF is delighted to have received a grant of £1,000 from the Wright Hassall Charitable Trust, the charitable arm of Wright Hassall LLP. A well respected and experienced law firm based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Wright Hassall LLP has the … Continue reading

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Discovering the Aintree Attitude

by Helen Morement Through my work with the National Cancer Research Institute(1) Hepatobiliary Sub-Group where clinical trials are planned and discussed, I had already met Mr Hassan Malik(2) and Professor Dan Palmer(3) from Liverpool, and knew of their in depth knowledge … Continue reading

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AMMF’s brochure – updated …

AMMF’s brochure has been updated and is now available in two versions – a printed version and a download version available from our website. Simple and straightforward, this 6-page brochure contains information on AMMF and its aims, and provides details … Continue reading

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Institute of Hepatology Visit

by Helen Morement Following AMMF’s recent agreement to help fund a new study being undertaken by Dr Salvatore Papa’s team at The Institute of Hepatology, London, “Understanding the molecular basis for the development of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma”, I was invited to … Continue reading

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Towards a Thai Connection

by Helen Morement of AMMF For some while AMMF has been helping to support the collaborative research work between Imperial College London and Khon Kaen University Hospital, Thailand, so I was delighted and honoured to be invited by Professor Simon … Continue reading

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RCF Patient Empowerment Day

The NHS mantra ‘no decision about me, without me’ was the theme of this, the first of the Rarer Cancers Foundation’s Patient Empowerment days, held in London, 03 June 2013. Andrew Wilson, Chairman of the Rarer Cancers Foundation set the … Continue reading

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