Latest news

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

Anna Jewell PCUK
Policy & campaigning

Our community’s response to our biggest challenge

21 May 2020

Pancreatic cancer hasn’t stopped because of the pandemic, but neither have we.


Feeling stressed and overwhelmed?

14 May 2020

Today we have a guest blog Lesley Howells, who is a Lead Psychologist and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Maggie’s. She discusses how to manage our emotions when we are feeling overwhelmed.


Don’t suffer pancreatic cancer symptoms in silence

23 April 2020

Our specialist nurses blog about how to get help with common symptoms of pancreatic cancer during coronavirus, such as fatigue, diet and anxiety.

About us

A statement from our Chair of Trustees, Lynne

27 March 2020

We’ll get through this, together.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) statement for supporters of Pancreatic Cancer UK

18 March 2020

We are adapting to unprecedented circumstances but we won’t be deterred from our mission. We won’t stop until we have transformed the future for everyone affected by pancreatic cancer.  


Knowledge is power, so research findings must be open for all to access

28 February 2020

Already hampered by decades of underfunding, the last thing pancreatic cancer researchers need is another barrier to overcome – a paywall.


It’s time to shine a spotlight on pancreatic cancer – and we’re making it happen

13 February 2020

If you are reading this you are probably all too aware of the shocking statistics around pancreatic cancer survival – 1 in 4 people die within a month of diagnosis; 3 in 4 within a year.


Meet Professor Eithne Costello

11 February 2020

Professor Eithne Costello is an important and established member of the pancreatic cancer research community. She gives us an insight into what life as a researcher is like and provides advice and encouragement to ambitious women who are thinking about starting a career in science.


Graham Sturge achieves 6 World Marathon Majors in one year

18 December 2019

Pancreatic Cancer UK supporter Graham Sturge blogs about his running journey, losing his dad to pancreatic cancer in 2017 and how this led to him becoming the 5th person in the UK to complete all 6 of the World Marathon Majors in one year.

Penny Murno with husband Andrew
Policy & campaigning

Penny’s story

2 December 2019

"I'm passionate about sharing my story now that I’ve reached the ‘golden one per cent'"

Policy & campaigning

Taking purple to another level

29 November 2019

Chris shares her story of hope after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.


St Pancras International changes its name…

21 November 2019

St Pancras International changes its name to St Pancreas for World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2019