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Royal College of Surgeons appoint Surgical Specialty Leads in Pancreatic Cancer and Oesophageal CancerTue 06 November 2018The RCS has appointed two new RCS Surgical Specialty Leads (SSLs). The appointments have been made in collaboration with the AUGIS, leading pancreatic cancer charities and Heartburn Cancer UK. Mr Keith Roberts is the new SSL in Pancreatic Cancer, part-funded by the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and Pancreatic Cancer UK. He took up his post at the start of September. Professor Tim Underwood has been appointment as the new SSL in Oesophageal Cancer, part-funded by Heartburn Cancer UK and AUGIS.Read More about 'Royal College of Surgeons appoint Surgical Specialty Leads in Pancreatic Cancer and Oesophageal Cancer'
Wed 31 October 2018
Hundreds more early-stage patients with pancreatic cancer could be eligible for surgery if avoidable delays to their treatment were removed according to a new report by Pancreatic Cancer UK.Read More about 'More pancreatic cancer patients could receive surgery if treated faster'
Thu 04 October 2018
A new PhD studentship has been created which will increase the amount of research dedicated to taking on pancreatic cancer, thanks to an exciting new partnership between Pancreatic Cancer UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).Read More about 'New PhD Studentship created to take on pancreatic cancer'
Tue 02 October 2018
Today the government announced plans to set a three week diagnosis target for people with suspected cancer. The new strategy will focus on bowel, prostate and lung cancer in an attempt to improve the survival of people with cancer.Read More about 'New government proposal for three-week cancer diagnosis target'
Fri 21 September 2018
We comment on new research from Lund University into blood tests which detect pancreatic cancer.Read More about 'We comment on new research from Lund University into blood tests which detect pancreatic cancer'