AMMF’s latest newsletter …

Our latest newsletter is now in circulation. We share AMMF’s news daily on our website and via social media, especially through our active Facebook page, but producing a newsletter gives us a chance to gather together and review the most outstanding events of the recent past. It also gives us an opportunity to especially remember those we have recently lost cholangiocarcinoma and to thank their ...

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CC Awareness Month 2015 Guest Posts

Thank you to each person who took their courage in both hands and contributed a Guest Post for AMMF’s Facebook page during Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month 2015. What incredibly moving stories were shared by those who have lost precious people to cholangiocarcinoma, from those currently undergoing treatment and from all too few “survivors”. It was heartwarming to see the kind and supportive co...

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AMMF Awards Research Fellowship

AMMF awards a Research Fellowship to Dr Pui Man (Gemma) Choy AMMF has agreed to fund a Research Fellowship at the Institute of Hepatology London for a period of two years, beginning March 2015. Grants totalling £82,060 will be made over this two year period to enable Dr Pui Man (Gemma) Choy to continue research on the molecular mechanisms of cholangiocarcinoma development that AMMF has already been suppor...

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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 highlight liver diseases and is a good opportunity to raise the awareness of cholangiocarcinoma, one of the least known and poorly understood of the liver diseases. ...

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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 the University of York, Rebecca has a keen interest in bioethics, and is gaining a real insight and understanding of the problems associated with cholangio...

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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 hear of the progress being made on both sides of the Atlantic towards our shared goal - a cure for cholangiocarcinoma. Amongst the e...

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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 Daniel Ratchford, Chief Executive of Quality Health, Sean Duffy, National Clinical Director for Cancer, and Dawn Green a pseudomyxoma survivor who bravely spoke of her experiences of li...

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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 risk of unintended consequences” of Lord Saatchi’s medical innovation bill, which went unopposed in a third reading by the House of Lords and was...

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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 venue details, and a copy of the day's programme.  If you haven't received an email, please see below. The final details of the venue and the day's programme are as follows: ...

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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 Guest Posts on AMMF's Facebook page. • New information on research AMMF is supporting. • AMMF's exclusive day at Imperia...

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