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BLT’s ‘Your Liver’ Campaign

AMMF is pleased to support the ‘Your Liver’ campaign, a British Liver Trust campaign in partnership with MediaPlanet UK. Launched on 13th March, with a supplement in The Independent and a dedicated website, the aim of the campaign is to … Continue reading

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AMMF at Imperial College 11.02.15

This report on the research presentations and Q&A session at AMMF’s event at Imperial College London on 11 February, has been written by Rebecca Morement, who is currently working as an intern with the charity.   A philosophy graduate of … Continue reading

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CCF Conference, 5 & 6 February, Salt Lake City, Utah

As part of Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month, AMMF’s Helen Morement, together with Dr John Bridgewater and Professor Juan Valle from the UK, joined with scientists and clinicians from across the US at The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation‘s conference in Salt Lake City, to … Continue reading

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Cancer52 and Rarer Cancers – Raising the profile

AMMF was represented by Helen Morement at Cancer52‘s event on 03 March 2015, the aim of which was to raise the profile of the rare and less common cancers at a key time in cancer strategy development … Speakers included … Continue reading

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Saatchi Bill axed …

The Liberal Democrats have vetoed a proposed law seeking to give doctors legal protection to use innovative treatments on patients when other options have been exhausted.   The Lib Dem Health Minister, Norman Lamb, said he wanted to avoid “the … Continue reading

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A step towards more effective treatments …

AMMF is delighted to see the positive findings of the Edinburgh research the charity has been co-funding published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation The Edinburgh team has shown how a molecular mechanism drives the growth of cholangiocarcinoma (bile … Continue reading

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AMMF at Imperial College London

Information for all attendees at the AMMF event at Imperial College London on Wednesday, 11 February, 2015: If you have requested a place at this event, by now you should have received a confirmation email (as at 9 February)  with … Continue reading

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February is CC Awareness Month

    During February 2015, AMMF will be redoubling its efforts to raise the awareness of cholangiocarcinoma (CC) throughout the UK and beyond. Throughout the month we will be awareness raising, fundraising and sharing information.  Look out for: • Daily … Continue reading

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AMMF at the Cancer52 Parliamentary Event

“The hidden majority – improving outcomes for people with rare and less common cancers …” This was the title of the Cancer52 event, hosted by John Baron MP, Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, held in the … Continue reading

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AMMF supports Imperial’s CC Biomarker Repository

Following recent discussions, AMMF has now approved a grant of £30,000 to help support the national cholangiocarcinoma biomarker repository at Imperial College London. This funding will help to employ a technician who will log the receipt of existing samples that … Continue reading

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