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Fri 04 September 2015
NHS England has today (Friday, 4th September) announced that the life-extending drug Abraxane will no longer be available to people with advanced pancreatic cancer in England through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) from 4th November 2015.Read More about 'Hundreds of patients denied life-extending treatment'
Thu 20 August 2015
The Information Services Division (ISD) Scotland has this week released data showing trends in the likely number of cases of different cancer types over a 25 year period up until 2027. Here's our comment.Read More about 'Scottish incidence predictions for pancreatic cancer'
Tue 04 August 2015
A ComRes survey of over 2,000 people, commissioned by Pancreatic Cancer UK, found that almost three quarters could not name unprompted any symptoms of the disease, which include tummy pain, weight loss, yellow skin or eyes or itchy skin and oily floating poo.Read More about 'Three quarters of UK adults can't name even one pancreatic cancer symptom'
Mon 03 August 2015
A story has been widely reported in the media today, such as by the BBC, about a simple urine test that could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier. We’ve highlighted a few key points.Read More about 'Pancreatic cancer urine test shows potential'
Mon 20 July 2015
The Independent Cancer Taskforce’s report published yesterday (Sunday July 19th) says that an extra 30,000 cancer patients a year in England could survive for ten years or more by 2020 if its recommendations are followed.Read More about 'We respond to the Independent Cancer Taskforce's new report'