AMMF’s Summer of ‘Fun’-raising ideas!

When the weather turns warmer and the days seem longer, the team at AMMF get the itch to be outdoors! What better way to use the space around us and all the 'extra' hours we seem to find, than spending time with family and friends, having fun but also making a difference? The summer holidays can be a long time to keep the kids happy and occupied and not everyone wants to  venture abroad. So here are som...

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AMMF’S New ‘Summer Snaps’ Photo Competition

Show it, snap it, send it!   New for 2019 - AMMF's 'Summer Snaps' Photo competition will run from 15th July to the end of September. Whatever you're planning this summer - at home or in far flung places - you can take part in AMMF's awareness raising photo competition. Show it, snap it, send it! Whether you're having a picnic, visiting the zoo, sightseeing in exotic places, or just relaxing o...

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The ABC-06 study – first results out …

The first results of the ABC-06 clinical trial were formally presented by Dr Angela Lamarca of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago on 2nd June 2019. ASCO hosts the largest global cancer conference with over 45,000 attendees, and the ABC-06 trial results were presented in front of an audience of approximately 5,000. Dr An...

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AMMF’s Amazing April!

AMMF has had an amazing fundraising April! Our supporters put the months of cold weather training behind them, to hit the ground running, on the streets of Manchester, Brighton and London. Marathon season was back and the first weekend in April saw AMMF being represented at the Manchester Marathon. With over 20,000 runners taking part, Andy Wall, who had already tackled the Great North Run and the Chester 1...

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Andrea’s epic Vietnam to Cambodia cycle ride

Not content with walking on fire or climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for AMMF, Andrea Sheardown decided to challenge herself with an even more epic event this year! Along with her daughter, Amelia and a 16 strong #AndreasAMMFArmy, she took on a 450km cycle ride through Vietnam and Cambodia. Starting from Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City on 17th February, the group cycled through remote rural villages and...

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It’s a busy start to the fundraising year!

AMMF's 2019 fundraising year got off to a splash with some of our supporters deciding to take a New Years Day dip! Thank you to the Duckett family for braving the cold waters of Saundersfoot Bay to raise funds. The pictures were amazing and you all looked fantastic (even if a little bit cold). Well done everyone! February was Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month and AMMF joined forces with other charit...

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AMMF Pets in Purple – The results are in!

Throughout February Awareness Month this year, we've enjoyed seeing all the perfectly posed 'Pets in purple' photos that you have submitted for our competition. By showing their support for AMMF in purple, we hope the pets have helped to raise awareness and maybe, even raised a smile or two along the way. The winner was the pet with the most 'Likes' on AMMF's original Facebook post. The competition was h...

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Cholangiocarcinoma Experts of the Future!

Twelve aspiring medics from the Imperial College London School of Medicine who were involved in the new second year ‘Clinical Research and Innovation’ module, were selected to take part in a cholangiocarcinoma research experience in Khon Kaen, Thailand, in the summer of 2018. Tom O’Connor and Tom Hughes, members of the group of twelve, had already forged strong bonds with the Khon Kaen team during ...

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Global Cholangiocarcinoma Alliance launched!

A new, collective voice for cholangiocarcinoma, the Global Cholangiocarcinoma Alliance (GCA) was heard for the first time on World Cholangiocarcinoma Day, 12 February, 2019. Plans were announced to form the world’s first global cholangiocarcinoma alliance back in September 2018, at AMMF’s international workshop held at Imperial College London and attended by the six inaugural partners of World Chol...

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CCA Awareness Month photo comp – with a twist!

February is Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month and this year AMMF wants to see your furry, feathery or even scaly friends showing their support - but there's a twist! Your pets must be sporting something in AMMF purple.  So, AMMF's CCA Awareness Month 2019 photo comp is: Animals for AMMF – Your pets in Purple! We would love to see photos/videos of your pets in purple. You can be creative, you can b...

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