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09
Nov

The 1st ASEAN Cholangiocarcinoma Conference 2018: Move to mastery and cure day 2 November 09, 2018 Roi Et Hospital, Roi Et Thailand.

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The 1st ASEAN Cholangiocarcinoma Conference 2018: Move to mastery and cure day 2 Friday November 09, 2018, Roi Et Hospital, Roi Et Thailand. There was a live liver resection case study via video conference led by Dr. Narong Khuntikeo, MD., the Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute, Khon Kaen University and Dr. Rawisak Chanwat, MD., National Cancer Institute of Thailand, Bangkok. The surgery was performed by CCA specialist Dr. Attapol Titapun MD., Khon Kaen University Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen

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08
Nov

The 1st ASEAN Cholangiocarcinoma Conference 2018: Move to mastery and cure day 1 November 08, 2018 Roi Et Hospital, Roi Et Thailand.

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The 1st ASEAN Cholangiocarcinoma Conference 2018: Move to mastery and cure day 1 November 08, 2018 Roi Et Hospital, Roi Et Thailand. The Department of Medical Services, Roi Et Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, National Cancer Institute, Cancer Research Institute Roi Et Hospital, CASCAP Project, Srinagarind Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand, Surgeons Association of Thailand, The National Health Security Office (NHSO) along with other agencies organized the event to bring together several ASEAN countries to collaborate and develop a strategic approach to solving the problems of liver fluke infection and cholangiocarcinoma. Several ASEAN countries participated in conference including Japan, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar. Liver fluke infection and cholangiocarcinoma are a shared problem in SE Asia, with endemic areas along the Greater Mekong Sub-region and requires international cooperation to overcome these serious public problems

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02
Nov

CCA RUN FOR LIFE 2018 meeting with Khon Kaen Governor, Dr. Somsak Jungtrakoon.

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Friday, November 2, 2018 Assoc. Prof. Narong Khuntikeo, Vice President of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand and Director of The Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute, Khonkaen University along with Assoc. Professor Dr. Watcharin Loilome, Secretariat of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand met with Dr. Somsak Jungtrakoon, Governor of Khon Kaen regarding the upcoming event and activities for the 'CCA RUN FOR LIFE' marathon Sunday, January 6, 2019.. The marathon will help with fundraising for a program that is supporting 500 curative liver resections for the treatment of cholangiocarcinoma. The marathon will also serve as a community outreach event to raise awareness of cholangiocarcinoma.

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26
Oct

Friday October 26th, 2018, CASCAP along with the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand met with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).

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Friday October 26th, 2018, CASCAP along with the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand met with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) regional team members to discuss their CCA awareness campaign. SCB will soon be launching a CCA awareness campaign across their northeastern branches and schools. The campaign will work to reach SCB customers, employees and their family members, and grade school children. SCB has done a great job in producing short films, cartoons, educational materials, and brochures that will promote awareness of CCA and empower people with the knowledge to prevent CCA.

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16
Sep

Sunday, September 16, 2016. Mini concert fundraiser "One Life for Life" to help patients with cholangiocarcinoma.

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Sunday, September 16, 2016. The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand held a mini concert fundraiser "One Life for Life" to help patients with cholangiocarcinoma.

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05
Feb

The 3rd Cholangiocarcinoma Golf Challenge Charity Golf Tournament

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 The 3rd Cholangiocarcinoma Golf Challenge charity golf tournament was held on February 4th 2018 at the  Ubonrat Dam Golf Course in Khon Kaen, Thailand.  The funds and donations that were raised will go to the Curative Liver Resection Surgery Program at Khon Kaen University. The program intends to perform 500 curative resection and 150 palliative resection surgeries through to December 31 2018. The surgeries will be performed at 4 tertiary hospitals throughout the northeast region of Thailand. We hope to help patients survive cholangiocarcinoma with curative liver resection surgery and share in the merit of saving lives. 

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09
Jan

The 3rd Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand Charity Golf Tournament

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The 3rd Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday February 4th, 2018 at Ubonrat Dam Golf Course, Khon Kaen, Thailand.

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08
Dec

CASCAP meeting with Khon Kaen governor Mr. Somsak Jungtraku

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CASCAP meeting with Khon Kaen governor Mr. Somsak Jungtraku to discuss the issues of liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma in Khon Kaen province and throughout the northeast of Thailand. CASCAP, The Cholangiocarcinoma Institute, and The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand are honored by his visit and proud to have his support for the important work that we do.

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01
Nov

Teleconference Center Donation To KKU Department of Surgery

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 is another important day at the Department of Surgery. Faculty of Medicine Khon Kaen University led by Assistant Professor Palakorn Surakulprapa Head of Department of Surgery KKU.

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19
Jul

Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand 1st Annual Meeting

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Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand 1st annual meeting 2017 held on Friday 14 July 2017 at Vetvichakarn Building, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University.

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30
Jun

A wonderful article published by the cholangiocarcinoma foundation in the United Kingdom, AMMF.

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 A wonderful article published by the cholangiocarcinoma foundation in the United Kingdom, AMMF.  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Narong Khuntikeo M.D. was a keynote speaker at AMMF’s cholangiocarcinoma conference May 11th, 2017 in London. The article helps bring international attention to the unique problem of cholangiocarcinoma in Thailand, particularly the northeast Issan region. The article also highlights the recent headlines in the health sections of the British press which have reported on the important work of Dr. Narong Khuntikeo and the Cholangiocarcinoma Screening and Care Program.

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27
Jun

Monday, June 26, 2016 Meeting with Araya Phuaphanich, Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) division of Siam Commercial Bank

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Monday, June 26, 2016  Prof. Dr. Puangrat Yongvanit, Chairwoman of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand along with Deputy Chairman, Associate Professor Dr. Narong Khuntikeo, held an in-depth meeting with Araya Phuaphanich, Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) division of Siam Commercial Bank to discuss action plans and benchmarks for continued collaboration.

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12
Jun

March 3rd 2017 Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand Annual Meeting

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March 3rd 2017 Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand annual meeting. The 4-year-old Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is proud to announce the appointments of Prof. Puangrat Yongvanich is the new President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Narong Khuntikeo as Vice President, and Prof. Watcharin Loilome as Secretary.

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17
Jan

Khon Kaen University, Annual Esarn Agricultural Festival 2017

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Khon Kaen University, Annual Esarn Agricultural Festival January 22- 29 2017, the 10 day festival brings together industry, science, farmers, and consumers. CASCAP along with the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand operated an exhibit to highlight the work, research, and progress of CASCAP while raising awareness to overcome the threat of Liver Fluke and Cholangiocarcinoma. The exhibit was sponsored by Crown Property Bureau and help a Sum Tum (papaya salad) competition hosted by Thailand Grammy Gold singer Mike Pirompon who produces his own brand of Pla Ra (fermented fish sauce) which is cooked and is free from liver fluke contamination.

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