News and blogs
Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers
Critical step towards new treatment option
Exciting new research has been published by the Pancreatic Cancer UK Grand Challenge team at Barts Cancer Institute
Our open letter to Jo Churchill, Cancer Minister for England
An open letter to Jo Churchill, the Cancer Minister, raising our concerns about how COVID-19 is impacting pancreatic cancer treatment and care.
International Day of Women & Girls in Science
Our Research Manager, Anna Lakey, talks to Sigrid Fey, a Pancreatic Cancer UK Future Leader, to find out more about her work and experiences as a woman in the world of science.
Early detection saved my dad’s life
Kerry tells us about her dad’s diagnosis, the road to recovery, and why she believes early diagnosis research is key to more people like her dad surviving.
Behind the scenes of the creation of our pancreatic cancer information
Our pancreatic cancer information is accessed over 830,000 times each year - often by people affected by a devastating pancreatic cancer diagnosis. Emily Morgan, Senior Information Manager at Pancreatic Cancer UK, tells us a little more about the process behind the pages.
A huge thank you to the Bank of England
Trying to raise money through office fundraising was never going to cut it with staff suddenly working at home. We were lucky that during this extraordinary year, we had an extraordinary partner in The Bank of England.
New coronavirus regulations across the UK
With the coronavirus regulations tightening across the UK, we know that this is a difficult time for people and might be causing a lot of worry. I will explain what these changes mean for people with pancreatic cancer.
Cancer Deadline Day
Eight cancer charities, including Pancreatic Cancer UK, have come together to launch Cancer Deadline Day - a new campaign building up to football’s transfer deadline day which will see funds raised for the various organisations.
What do the new coronavirus Christmas restrictions announced on 19 December mean for people with pancreatic cancer?
Specialist nurse, Nicci explains what the latest coronavirus Christmas restrictions announced on 19 December mean for people with pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer UK’s position on the COVID-19 vaccine prioritisation
We believe it is essential, that palliative pancreatic cancer patients are given reasonable priority in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine
The coronavirus vaccine and pancreatic cancer
With all the media around the new coronavirus vaccine, our specialist nurse, Nicci, explains what this means for people with pancreatic cancer.
NHS England publish National Cancer Recovery Plan for cancer services
We comment on NHS England's National Cancer Recovery Plan, which aims to restore cancer services post pandemic