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.”
Walk for Pia: The Gavin and Stacey themed walk from Billericay to Barry Island
Pia was aged just 54 when she sadly lost her life to pancreatic cancer in September 2021, 11 months after her diagnosis. Now, Pia’s husband, Simon, and their two daughters Rhiannon and Emilia have been joined by family and friends in walking from Billericay, Essex, to Barry Island, South Wales, to honour her life, raise vital awareness and funds for the disease and celebrate her love of BBC Sitcom Gavin and Stacey!
“The support for each other really shone through”
Last month, our amazing Jog 28 miles in February participants braved the dreary weather to cover 28 miles over 28 days, raising an incredible £300k! Each and every participant was kept going by their own unique and inspiring stories, including Amy, who took part in support of her mum, Angela, sadly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December 2020.
‘The love we have for her kept us going’
On 12th September, our 150 amazing runners took to the streets of Newcastle, crossing the iconic Tyne Bridge twice and traversing the beautiful coastline of South Shields to raise (so far!) a fantastic £90k.
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.
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.
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.
How taking part in Jog 28 gave us a boost
Terri tells the story of her husband’s devastating pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
Early detection saved my dad’s life
Kerry tells us about her dad’s diagnosis, the road to recovery, and why she believes early diagnosis research is key to more people like her dad surviving.
It gave me immense pleasure to see so many people taking part to raise funds
Rakesh was one of 600 amazing supporters who walked, physically apart but virtually together, in our first ever Big Step Forward event.
"I'm passionate about sharing my story now that I’ve reached the ‘golden one per cent'"