AMMF’s Ballot for London Marathon 2020

As Silver Bond holders with the London Marathon, AMMF has one guaranteed place every five years, and 2020 is our next year! We know we have many loyal supporters who entered the general ballot in the hope that they will win an own place to run for AMMF, so we've waited until the ballot results are out so that those who have been unsuccessful can have another chance to get a place - by entering AMMF's...

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“Summer Snaps” winner is announced!

"Summer Snaps" This summer we have loved seeing the awareness raising photos that have been submitted for our 2019 photo competition. The main rule was that something AMMF - t-shirt, bag, wristband, etc -  should be visible in the photo. It was a difficult decision as this year's entries were all so good but finally we can reveal the winner! Well done to Poppy Turnbull and family, for their 'pun...

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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 on th...

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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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