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Modeling Cholangiocarcinoma

"Like all cancers, cholangiocarcinoma is a genetic disease.  I will present our effort to comprehensively characterize the genetic landscape of cholangiocarcinoma and to use this information to develop genetically representative models of this disease that will serve as instrumental tools in our search for novel therapies. "  - Dr. Supriya Saha

posted: Aug 22, 2013

Understanding Cancer in the Age of Genomics

Presented by Dr. C. Jimmy Lin MD, PhD, MHS. About Dr. Lin and his work in genomics.

posted: Jul. 17, 2013

New Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Clinical Trial

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma affect approximately 2000 people a year in the US. Many patients are not able to have an operation to remove the bile duct cancer. We are preparing to enroll patients in a clinical trial which includes patients who can have an operation and those who cannot.

posted: Feb. 27, 2013

Feeling Guilty for Having Cancer

No one asks for cancer, but when the diagnosis is confirmed some patients feel guilty for being sick! In this informative webinar, Dr. Geret Giles discusses the phenomena of Patient Guilt and what we can do about it--for ourselves and for the ones we love.

posted: Feb. 25, 2013

Grant Recipient Reports on Research Progress

Surbpong Tanasanvimon received a LIFe recipient grant from The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation in 2012 this grant was awarded through the Conquer Cancer Foundation (which is the non-profit arm of ASCO). He recently had the opportunity to present his research at the 2013 GI Symposium.

posted: Feb. 24, 2013

CEACAM6 as a Biological Marker and Prognostic Factor for Biliary Malignancy

In 2011, The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation funded two grants through the Conquer Cancer Foundation: the Young Investigator Award and the Long Term International Fellowship Award. The Young Investigator Award was presented to Dr. Flavio Rocha..

posted: Feb. 15, 2012

Caregivers and the emotions of caring for a patient with a terminal illness

Does caring for your loved one leave you feeling overwhelmed with stress, anxiety, depression, and fear...

(there are a few hiccups during the first 10-15 seconds, they do not persist through the entire video)

posted: Feb. 10, 2012

Patient Registry

Dr. Lewis Roberts from The Mayo Clinical will highlight details about the patient registry at The Mayo Clinic, and how this registry can assist with efforts in advancing research of bile duct cancer.

posted: Feb. 9, 2012

Phase II Study Of Intrahepatic Arterial Injection of 90-Y Glass Microspheres As First-Line Treatment

This is a trial using intra-arterial injection of radioactive glass microspheres as first-line treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma…

posted: Dec. 16, 2011

Biliary Tract Diseases

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, in partnership with the Primary Schlerosing Cholangitis Foundation, hosted this webinar focused on biliary…

posted: Aug. 30, 2011

Review of Cholangiocarcinoma Research

Dr. Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center lead the discussion, which included noteworthy updates from the 2011…

posted: Aug. 3, 2011

Interview with OncUViewTV

From ASCO 2011 -- A discussion with Sara Hinkley, President of The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation about the foundation and bile duct cancer.

posted: June, 2011

Spotlight Webinar Series: 2011 Review of Chemotherapy Treatment in Bile Duct Cancer

As part of our ongoing educational series, The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is proud to present a review of chemotherapy treatment for…

posted: Apr. 12, 2011

Webinar: Dealing with the Emotions of Diagnosis

" . . . the test results are back and there are tumors on your liver . . ." With those chilling words, the emotional and physical battle…

posted: Feb. 26, 2011

Branching Out: How To Establish a Local Cholangiocarcinoma Support Group

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is pleased to introduce an informational series focused on helping you get involved in with developing…

posted: Feb. 19, 2011

Spotlight on Young Investigator Award and 2010 Review

Back in September 2010, The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation announced that it was partnering with the American Society of Clinical Oncology…

posted: Feb. 16, 2011

2010 Review of Controversies in Surgical Treatment

As part of our ongoing educational series, The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation invites you to join us for the upcoming web-based seminar featuring…

posted: Aug. 18, 2010

Clinical Trials 101

Have you found the clinical trial process confusing? Or are you looking for additional information on the available bile duct cancer clinical…

posted: Feb. 19, 2010

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cholangiocarcinoma, or bile-duct (bile duct) cancer, arises from the tissues in the bile duct.