The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is the only non-profit organization in North America exclusively dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer). Approximately 10,000 people in the United States are diagnosed each year with this hard-to-diagnose, difficult-to-treat, fatal type of cancer. Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare but deadly cancer that has very little name recognition or awareness. Due to this lack of visibility, it is often overlooked as symptoms can mimic those of other illnesses and diagnosis comes too late. Conventional cancer treatments remain ineffective against cholangiocarcinoma, and most people diagnosed with advanced disease have less than a 5% chance of surviving at least five years. While almost 2 out of 3 people with bile duct cancer are 65 or older, people of nearly any age can be diagnosed. There has been an alarming increase in the past decade of young individuals being diagnosed in their 20’s, 30’s or 40’s.
Your support of TeamCCF will significantly enhance awareness and recognition of bile duct cancer and raise critical funds for research, outreach and education to serve all those affected by cholangiocarcinoma.
In two weeks Samantha and I, along with an awesome team will be running the Philadelphia Marathon for cancer research. Never in a million years would I have thought I’d be running this race, or any race for that matter, in memory of someone so close to me. My cousin, Emily, was an amazing woman. It’s still hard to believe that she’s not here with us. I do this for you, my friend, knowing you’ll be running in spirit right along next to us and keeping us going. Philippians 4:13
|Donor||Donation Amount||Donation Date||Comment|
|Elizabeth Strickland||$50.00||11/20/2019||Good luck Molly and Samantha with Saturday's Run. It is so very thoughtful of you to remember Emily and all the precious memories we all have in our hearts. Take care of yourselves. Aunt Lib|
|SUZANNE M. REICHL||$125.00||11/19/2019||Molly and Samantha know that my prayers are with you both, and that Uncle Bob will be that special angel on your shoulders protecting you and keeping you safe as you run for our Emily who also will be on your shoulder. Love to both. Aunt Sue+|
|Amy C Smith||$30.00||11/9/2019|
|Margaret O’Donnell||$100.00||9/24/2019||Good Luck, Molly. You will be running for me too - I shall keep you in my prayers for endurance and strength during this event. Our ?? will be with you all the way. I love you for all your love for Emily! ?? Mom and Keith|
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