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Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers

Diana Jupp speaking
Research

Spending Review 2020: A missed opportunity to stand up for medical research

26 November 2020

Our CEO, Diana Jupp's statement on the 2020 Spending Review

Fundraising

Brompton Bikes put One-of-a-kind Purple Bike up for auction on World Pancreatic Cancer Day

20 November 2020

To mark World Pancreatic Cancer Day, Brompton Bicycles are auctioning a one-of-a-kind S6L Brompton Bike, to raise vital funds for Pancreatic Cancer UK.  

About us

World Pancreatic Cancer Day – a day to reflect and demand a better future

19 November 2020

Pancreatic Cancer UK Chief Exec, Diana Jupp, celebrates 3 years at the charity and writes on her 3rd World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Health professionals

Improving Outcomes Now: A look at our Virtual Annual Summit Sessions 2020

17 November 2020

A summary of the highlights from this year's sessions exploring chemotherapy, nutritional care and the pathway from diagnosis to treatment.

Tribute

Catherine Wines

16 November 2020

We are very sorry to learn that Catherine Wines, co-founder of World Remit and a supporter of Pancreatic Cancer UK has passed away from pancreatic cancer.

Celebrity

Alex Trebek

8 November 2020

"He spoke courageously throughout his treatment for pancreatic cancer, raising the profile of this devastating disease both in the United States and globally..."

Policy & campaigning

Spearheading the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce

4 November 2020

Pancreatic Cancer survival rates have not changed in 50 years. We knew that if we were to make the decision makers listen, we would have to make our voices louder.

 

Our Support Line turns 10

4 November 2020

Here we interview Jeni, our longest standing member of the Specialist Nurse Team at Pancreatic Cancer UK. She’s witnessed radical changes in the running of the service over the last 10 years.

Fundraising

No mountain high enough for our Development Fund Board

4 November 2020

In September, two members of our Development Fund Board and a team of seven friends and colleagues came together to take on the ultimate challenge in support of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Fundraising

Taking on a cycling challenge was a fitting tribute to our dad

2 October 2020

Amy blogs about cycling in memory of her dad, Graham, who sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2019. 

Emily Waller
Policy & campaigning

Pancreatic Cancer and Parliament

25 September 2020

Emily from our Policy and Campaigns team blogs about the inaugural meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pancreatic Cancer.

Research

Exciting research hope – our Grand Challenge

25 August 2020

Our Head of Research, Chris Macdonald caught up with Professor John Marshall, Barts Cancer Institute, to get an update on the Pancreatic Cancer UK Grand Challenge award