News and blogs

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

Health Professionals

Learning and development

30 November 2020

2020 has done a very good job of derailing everyone’s plans. That includes our grand plan to deliver an assortment of face-to-face training and events across the UK to connect, develop and inspire more pancreatic cancer health professionals. Bur we embraced the digital world and adapted our events for a virtual audience.

 

PCAM 2020: A year to remember

30 November 2020

2020 is a year to remember in so many ways, but November 2020 will definitely go down in history as the year we saw the pancreatic cancer community rally together to make an impact like never before.

Health Professionals

A thank you to health professionals

30 November 2020

This Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, we want to acknowledge, thank and celebrate every health professional who has been working tirelessly treating, supporting and caring for everyone affected by pancreatic cancer.

Research

NHS England announce new trial for a blood test to detect multiple cancers

27 November 2020

We comment on NHS England's announcement about a new trial for a blood test that could help improve early diagnosis for multiple cancers, including pancreatic cancer

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.

 

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..."

Information

New lockdowns and changes in restrictions – what does this mean for people with pancreatic cancer?

5 November 2020

Specialist Nurse, Nicci explains what the new coronavirus restrictions introduced at the end of October and beginning of November mean for people with pancreatic cancer

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.