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Foundation activity for CCA Awareness Month at the Khon Kaen University Social Devotion Exhibition.

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February 05, 2019 The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand had an exhibition booth at the "Khon Kaen University Social Devotion" exhibition honored by the President and Vice President of the university and featured many exhibition booths for innovations in research and development from several faculties of KKU.

The foundation attended this event for promoting CCA awareness month (February) and the upcoming World Cholangiocarcinoma Day on February 12. The foundation was joined by Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) with an exhibition featuring the CCA awareness campaign that is collaboration between the foundation and SCB. This is the first activity for CCA Awareness month and there are several other upcoming events including a special event for World CCA Day February 12, 2019.

The CASCAP mobile screening team conducted CCA screening using ultrasound examination as well as urine sample screening for liver fluke infection. CASCAP team along with health care providers from local hospitals screened 173 people at high risk for CCA were screened and there were 0 cases of suspected CCA.

 

Stay tuned and join us for our upcoming events to honor CCA Awareness month and help us save lives.

 

 

For more information please contact us at:
Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand
2nd floor, Wechvichakarn Building, Faculty of Medicine,
Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand 40002
Phone: 043-202691 Fax: 043-20269

 

 

 

Today, January 6, 2019, CCA Run for Life: Mini-Marathon and Concert 2019 at Khon Kaen University, lake front recreational center, KKU. The event is part of the national agenda to eliminate liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma as part of the Fluke Free Thailand Project supported by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).