News and blogs
Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers
We are sending our very best wishes to Sven-Goran Eriksson following his pancreatic cancer diagnosis
Responding to the news that Sven-Goran Eriksson, former manager of the England Men's football team, has pancreatic cancer, Diana Jupp, CEO of the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK, said
New vaccine shows promise at preventing pancreatic cancer recurrence
A trial of a new vaccine which could prevent recurrence of pancreatic cancer following surgery has shown promising results.
New tool developed to improve consistency in patient care
Specialist pancreatic cancer centres across the UK have begun to trial a new tool called PACT-UK, which aims to create consistency in decision-making for treatment and care for people with pancreatic cancer.
Angela’s gift will writing
After Angela was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August 2020, she used our free Will writing service to ensure her loved ones and the causes she cared about were provided for. Here's her story.
Tribute to Dr Charles Martin Bates
As we begin a new year, we wanted to pause and remember those who supported us by leaving a gift in their Will.
Thank you for making this November special
Celebrating another successful Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Wishing Maggie Blanks a happy retirement
As the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Founder and CEO announces her retirement, our CEO Diana Jupp shares her thanks to Maggie, and her excitement for this next chapter in pancreatic cancer research.
Information about the supply of Pancrease®
Specialist nurse, Lynne, provides information following an update about the supply of Pancrease® in November 2023.
World Pancreatic Cancer Day
16th November marks a busy and important day in the calendar for our staff, supporters, and volunteers. Read on to find out how you can be a part of this year’s World Pancreatic Cancer Day!
Pancreatic Cancer UK’s Improving Pancreatic Cancer Care launch event 2023
Pancreatic cancer is tough to detect – but even once it’s spotted, people can go on to face potentially huge obstacles: from getting their diagnosis, treatment and care – to having a better quality of life, and surviving.
Thousands of people with pancreatic cancer could live longer if shockingly low treatment rates are reversed
Almost 5,000 people with pancreatic cancer could live longer, if shockingly low treatment rates were tackled through an improved care pathway, according to our new analysis. Currently 7 in 10 patients receive no treatment at all – not even chemotherapy.
Liberal Democrats commit to action on the less survivable cancers – our response
Read our response to the Liberal Democrats' commitment to a new Cancer Survival Research Act.