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How we’re striving for better treatments

1 May 2024

Thanks to our generous supporters, we’ve invested £14.4 million in research into the early detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer to date.


Our research projects


Pancreatic Cancer UK Discovery and Translational Research Forum, 20 & 21 May 2024


New vaccine shows promise at preventing pancreatic cancer recurrence

9 January 2024

A trial of a new vaccine which could prevent recurrence of pancreatic cancer following surgery has shown promising results.


Research Innovation Fund

Find out more about the Pancreatic Cancer UK Research Innovation Fund and how you can apply.

Anna Jewell
Policy & campaigning

NHS publishes first ever Long Term Workforce Plan

30 June 2023

Our Director of Research, Support and Influencing comments on the first ever Long Term Workforce Plan published by the NHS.

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Help shape our research

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Ground-breaking research into new treatment for pancreatic cancer underway in Scotland

31 March 2023

Pioneering research into a new potentially ground-breaking treatment for pancreatic cancer has begun. The research, lead by University of Glasgow scientist Dr Seth Coffelt, aims to help make desperately needed new immunotherapy treatments a reality for future patients.  

Health Minister Helen Whately tries breath testing kit with Professor George Hanna

World-first pancreatic cancer breath test

11 March 2023

We’re thrilled to announce that we are funding a new clinical study to develop a breath test that could detect pancreatic cancer early enough to save thousands of lives a year.

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Four things we’ve learnt about early detection

22 February 2023

Our researchers have laid the vital groundwork for the development of new tests for the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Here we take a look at what they have achieved so far. 


Pancreatic Cancer UK Discovery and Translational Research Forum, 26 & 27 June 2023

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Cambridge researchers to improve treatment options for deadliest common cancer by understanding how it grows

21 December 2022

Researchers at the University of Cambridge will use a new cutting-edge laboratory technique to study which proteins cause uncontrolled cell-growth in pancreatic cancer and enable the devastating disease to spread rapidly.