News and blogs
Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers
Thank you for making this November special
Celebrating another successful Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Wishing Maggie Blanks a happy retirement
As the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Founder and CEO announces her retirement, our CEO Diana Jupp shares her thanks to Maggie, and her excitement for this next chapter in pancreatic cancer research.
Information about the supply of Pancrease®
Specialist nurse, Lynne, provides information following an update about the supply of Pancrease® in November 2023.
World Pancreatic Cancer Day
16th November marks a busy and important day in the calendar for our staff, supporters, and volunteers. Read on to find out how you can be a part of this year’s World Pancreatic Cancer Day!
Pancreatic Cancer UK’s Improving Pancreatic Cancer Care launch event 2023
Pancreatic cancer is tough to detect – but even once it’s spotted, people can go on to face potentially huge obstacles: from getting their diagnosis, treatment and care – to having a better quality of life, and surviving.
Thousands of people with pancreatic cancer could live longer if shockingly low treatment rates are reversed
Almost 5,000 people with pancreatic cancer could live longer, if shockingly low treatment rates were tackled through an improved care pathway, according to our new analysis. Currently 7 in 10 patients receive no treatment at all – not even chemotherapy.
Liberal Democrats commit to action on the less survivable cancers – our response
Read our response to the Liberal Democrats' commitment to a new Cancer Survival Research Act.
John’s Gift of Hope
John is leaving a gift of hope in his Will to help fund ground-breaking research into early diagnosis and better treatment and care for people affected by pancreatic cancer.
Government publishes Major Conditions Strategy framework
Our Interim CEO Anna Jewell, comments on the publication the Department of Health and Social Care's Major Conditions Strategy framework
New national initiative to improve care of pancreatic and hepatocellular cancer patients across Scotland
NHS Scotland has launched a new initiative with an innovative “Virtual Cancer Care Team” to speed up diagnosis and treatment for two of the most deadly forms of cancer.
Making information and support accessible for everyone
We are committed to including everyone affected by pancreatic cancer, and making sure they feel welcome and supported. Here are a few ways to access information and support.
Pancreatic Cancer UK appoints new trustees to support bold five-year strategy
We are delighted to announce that three new trustees have joined our board as we launch our bold new strategy to double survival for the deadliest common cancer by 2028.