"He spoke courageously throughout his treatment for pancreatic cancer, raising the profile of this devastating disease both in the United States and globally..."
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Olivia Williams becomes Pancreatic Cancer UK ambassador
Actor Olivia Williams has written for the first time about surviving a rare type of cancer in the pancreas to throw a spotlight on the disease and mark her officially becoming a Pancreatic Cancer UK Ambassador.
Alan Rickman: Celebrating a life
Rickman often played haughty, upper-class characters. However, his background was working class, and his mother brought him and his siblings up on an Acton council estate near Wormwood Scrubs prison
Roger Lloyd-Pack: Celebrating a life
Roger Lloyd-Pack, whose birthday it is today (8 February) died of pancreatic cancer in 2014 and made a huge impact on the disease after his death, through a remarkable supporter-led campaign - Call Everyone Dave Day.
John Hurt: celebrating a life
John Hurt CBE was born on 22 January 1940 in Chesterfield, famous for its twisting and strangely crooked church spire. He was a much admired actor, receiving an Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema BAFTA in 2012.