News and blogs
Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers
Our response to “gremlin therapy” research that suggests pancreatic cancer can be reversed
Our Head of Research at Pancreatic Cancer UK, Dr Chris MacDonald has provided commentary on new research from the Institute of Cancer Research which suggests that it could be possible to reverse a key process that enables pancreatic cancer cells to grow and spread in the body.
Jenny’s call for early diagnosis
This month, we launched our Unite, Diagnose, Save Lives campaign to fight for the breakthrough in early diagnosis that will save lives.
Our Research Involvement Network: Shaping the future of pancreatic cancer research
Dr Naureen Starling is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust specialising in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers, as well as researching new therapies.
Beating pancreatic cancer: a podcast discussion
Charles Czajkowski shares his personal battle with pancreatic cancer and talks to Jon Baston-Pitt and Head of Research Dr. Chris Macdonald to discuss the importance of early diagnosis and the issues that our healthcare system faces.
Stand with Mihika to fight for early diagnosis
You may recognise Mihika as one of the faces of our Unite, Diagnose, Save Lives campaign that launched last week. Like so many of our loved ones, Mihika’s husband Jay heard these devastating words when he was finally diagnosed; “Sorry it’s too late. We can’t save you.”
Pancreatic Cancer UK’s partnership with Aviva and Friends wins a Third Sector Award
The team won the award for ‘Challenge Event of the Year’ - where they won recognition for their brave and inspiring fundraising in memory of two former team mates who sadly died of pancreatic cancer.
Our response to the Scotland Cancer Strategy consultation
During April and May 2022, the Scottish Government ran a public consultation on a new national cancer strategy. Find out what we're calling for in our response.
Only a third of GPs have sufficient access to vital scans needed to diagnose pancreatic cancer
Only 30% of GPs have sufficient access ‘all of the time’ to vital scans needed to diagnose the deadliest common cancer - according to our latest poll.
Our response to the mRNA pancreatic cancer vaccine trial
Our Head of Research, Dr Chris MacDonald comments on the exciting trial results presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in Chicago.
Time to say thank you to our volunteers
Here at Pancreatic Cancer UK our amazing volunteers give their time to support us in a variety of ways; all contributing toward our vision that everyone with pancreatic cancer survives to live long and well. We want to say a massive Thank You to each and every one of our volunteers. You are at the heart of everything we do.
“I’ve never worn a top with so much pride” – Victoria and the team take on Edinburgh Marathon
Last weekend, 49 amazing team Pancreatic Cancer UK runners took on Scotland's largest mass participation running event, the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, to raise an incredible £34,715 so far!
RideLondon 2022: Tony and the team ride towards breakthroughs
Last weekend, 130 amazing team Pancreatic Cancer UK riders, including Emmerdale star Tony Audenshaw and our very own Chief Executive Diana, took on RideLondon, ‘the world’s greatest celebration of cycling’ to raise an incredible £83,037 so far!