News and blogs
Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers
Our response to calls for cancer nurse funding as shortage leaves health professionals struggling to deliver vital care
Our director of Support, Research and Influencing at Pancreatic Cancer UK, Anna Jewell, responds to the call for a ring-fenced Cancer Nurse Training Fund.
Shine a light on pancreatic cancer
Survival has improved for most cancers, but not for pancreatic cancer. It's critical that more people are diagnosed earlier. With your support this Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, we can put a spotlight on the disease to ensure it gets the attention it deserves.
Meet Arthur – our new Trustee with personal experience of pancreatic cancer
Arthur Calderwood joined Pancreatic Cancer UK as a Trustee in March. After being diagnosed with operable pancreatic cancer in late 2020, and receiving support from our Specialist Nurses, Arthur saw our recent call for new Trustees as his opportunity to give back to a cause close to his heart.
Our response to reports of disruption to pancreatic cancer services in Northern Ireland
Our Head of Scotland and Northern Ireland, Dawn Crosby, responds to reports of disruption to pancreatic cancer services in Northern Ireland.
Stamping out pancreatic cancer one step at a time
Saturday 17th July saw a magnificent 158 walkers join the first ever Team Scotland to take on The Big Step Forward, our walking event, now in its second year.
Open letter from cancer charities to the public
40 charities and organisations have written an open letter, urging the public to help keep vulnerable people safe as restrictions ease.
How PERT tablets helped me battle pancreatic cancer, one bite at a time
Although the importance of PERT (Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy) was explained to James when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, it was only through his experience of living with the disease that he came to realise that it would save his life.
Why I volunteer
Connie shares her motivation for volunteering for Pancreatic Cancer UK and how it gives her a great sense of achievement.
We will always be grateful for the support Jeni gave us
Jamie tells the story of his Dad's devastating pancreatic cancer diagnosis, which came at one of the most difficult times when the UK went into lockdown in March 2020.
Volunteers Week – It’s time to say thanks…
Our amazing volunteers give their time to support us in a variety of ways. Find out how you can get involved this Volunteers Week.
Our online Discussion Forum gets a makeover
Our Forum has been given a fresh new look to make it easier to join, easier to post, and easier to find what you’re looking for. Read Sue's story about how the Forum supported her through her husband's diagnosis.
Half of pancreatic cancer patients not prescribed tablets they need to stop them starving, new research shows
We launch our new ‘Transform Lives: Prescribe’ campaign, urging the NHS to ensure everyone who could benefit from pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy is prescribed them at the point of diagnosis.