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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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AMMF & the Thai CC Workshop

Cholangiocarcinoma Workshop – Khon Kaen, Thailand AMMF’s Helen Morement has been invited to present the work of the charity at the Thai workshop, supported by the British Council and the Thailand Research Fund and organised by the Faculty of Medicine, … Continue reading

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AMMF & Cancer52

AMMF’s Helen Morement is appointed to the board of Cancer52 For several years, AMMF has been an active member of Cancer52* – the umbrella organization providing “the common voice for less common cancers”, working together to address the inequalities that exist in … Continue reading

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AMMF’s Newsletter just out!

Time for an update … It’s been two years since AMMF’s last newsletter, so more than time for an update! In reviewing the last two years for the newsletter, successful would seem an odd word to use when we are … Continue reading

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AMMF’s external activities – a year end summary

AMMF is now recognised nationally and is rapidly becoming the ‘go to’ organisation for cholangiocarcinoma (CC), both amongst the general public and within medical circles.  For some time now, AMMF has appeared on the NHS Choices website and, earlier in … Continue reading

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NCRI & Cancer52 research spend report published

A new report from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) and Cancer52, ‘Research into less common cancers’ was published today, 4th November 2013.  This shows, for the first time, the level and type of research investment in rare and less common … Continue reading

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