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Mon 08 October 2012
National charity Pancreatic Cancer UK, which provides free patient information to health professionals, has launched two new information resources on surgery to mark Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November.Read More about 'New information resources for pancreatic cancer patients launched'
Thu 04 October 2012
The World Cancer Research Fund's (WCRF) Continuous Update Project (CUP) - which looks at the most recent cancer prevention studies - shows 18 per cent of the 123,000 weight-related cancer cases in the UK could be prevented annually.Read More about 'Healthy weight may reduce risk of pancreatic cancer'
Fri 21 September 2012
The National Cancer Intelligence Network's (NCIN) methodology paper on Routes to Diagnosis was published today in the British Journal of Cancer (BJC). It shows almost a third of cancers in the over 70s - around 38,300 a year in England - are diagnosed through emergency admission to hospital.Read More about 'NCIN data shows high number of pancreatic cancer emergency admissions'
Wed 19 September 2012
Pancreatic Cancer UK's report, entitled,"A cancer of unmet need: the pancreatic cancer research challenge", highlights an urgent need to redress a historical legacy of neglect surrounding investment into pancreatic cancer research in the UK. The charity is calling for a new approach to directing research investment into cancers of unmet need.Read More about 'New approach to pancreatic cancer research needed'
Fri 17 August 2012
We welcome the second National Cancer Patient Experience survey and the overall improvement in cancer patient experiences. However, we are concerned that Upper GI cancer patients still report areas of poor quality experience.Read More about 'New cancer patient experience results released'