Supporter stories


‘The love we have for her kept us going’

28 September 2021

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.

Steve Prescott Bridge
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Shine a light on pancreatic cancer

2 September 2021

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

26 July 2021

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.

Local volunteering

Why I volunteer

28 June 2021

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

28 June 2021

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.

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How taking part in Jog 28 gave us a boost

30 March 2021

Terri tells the story of her husband’s devastating pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

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Early detection saved my dad’s life

1 February 2021

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.

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It gave me immense pleasure to see so many people taking part to raise funds

24 August 2020

Rakesh was one of 600 amazing supporters who walked, physically apart but virtually together, in our first ever Big Step Forward event. 

Penny Murno with husband Andrew
Policy & Campaigning

Penny’s story

2 December 2019

"I'm passionate about sharing my story now that I’ve reached the ‘golden one per cent'"

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Nicki’s Smile founder Dan Blake helps fund research

29 July 2019

Dan Blake, shares the story of his wife, Nicki, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer too late to be saved - and how this he led to him help fund research to find a simple test for pancreatic cancer.