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

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How our new services took on pancreatic cancer in the pandemic

24 August 2020

Being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer can be an isolating experience, just made even worse by the pandemic. That’s why we developed two new critical services.

Supporter stories

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. 


Bringing the Experts Together in a Crisis

20 August 2020

How Pancreatic Cancer UK helped to galvanize the clinical community, to ensure they were learning from each other as the coronavirus spread.

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Information about the supply of Creon, Nutrizym and Pancrex

6 August 2020

Specialist nurses Emma and Lynne, provide information following an update in May 2020 about the supply of Creon 25,000


Working in partnership with people affected by pancreatic cancer: A researcher’s perspective

4 August 2020

Dr Dominic O’Connor tells us about his research in pancreatic cancer and how the project has benefitted from working in partnership with people with a lived experience of the disease through our Research Involvement Network (RIN).


Using my painful experience to change the future for others

4 August 2020

After Claire's husband died of pancreatic cancer in 2018, she decided to use her painful but valuable experience to become a member of our Research Involvement Network. 


Nicki’s Smile founder: ‘We need a simple test’

29 July 2020

Dan Blake, shares the story of his wife, Nicki, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer too late to be saved.


Rachel pedals for pancreatic cancer in RideLondon lockdown challenge

28 July 2020

Rachel blogs about her RideLondon 100 lockdown challenge in memory of her friend Nicki.

About us

Our commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity: Black Lives Matter

3 July 2020

A message from our CEO Diana Jupp


I’m taking on Challenge 24 at home this June in honour of my beautiful mum

17 June 2020

Danielle tells us how pancreatic cancer has affected her family and how this led to her taking on Challenge 24 in memory of her mum. 


Scotmid Co-operative partner with Pancreatic Cancer UK

26 May 2020

Scotmid Co-operative partner with Pancreatic Cancer UK to invest in pancreatic cancer research in Scotland


Making the most of your relationships

21 May 2020

Lesley Howells, Lead Psychologist and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Maggie’s, provides some useful tips for managing relationships when you or a loved one has pancreatic cancer.