News and blogs

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

Policy & Campaigning

Our meeting with Jo Churchill, Cancer Minister for England

30 April 2021

An update on our meeting with Jo Churchill, the Cancer Minister, about the impact of the pandemic on pancreatic cancer.

Policy & Campaigning

APPG on Pancreatic Cancer launches new report on the impact of COVID-19

13 April 2021

Emily from our Policy and Campaigns team blogs about the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Pancreatic Cancer's new report and what we've been doing to ensure the impact on people with pancreatic cancer is not ignored. 

Policy & Campaigning

Why Wales Needs a Long-Term Plan for Cancer

31 March 2021

Head of Policy, Intelligence and Campaigns, Danni Manzi explains why Wales needs a Long-Term Cancer Strategy now, more than ever.

Support

Easing of shielding restrictions across the UK

30 March 2021

Specialist Nurse, Nicci, talks about the easing of shielding restrictions being introduced from the 1st April 2021.

Research

Can exercise help people with pancreatic cancer?

30 March 2021

Taking a deeper dive into whether exercise can help people with pancreatic cancer.

Supporter story

How taking part in Jog 28 gave us a boost

30 March 2021

Terri tells the story of her husband’s devastating pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

 

Critical step towards new treatment option

1 March 2021

Exciting new research has been published by the Pancreatic Cancer UK Grand Challenge team at Barts Cancer Institute

Policy & Campaigning

Our open letter to Jo Churchill, Cancer Minister for England

11 February 2021

An open letter to Jo Churchill, the Cancer Minister, raising our concerns about how COVID-19 is impacting pancreatic cancer treatment and care.

Research

International Day of Women & Girls in Science

9 February 2021

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.

Supporter story

Early detection saved my dad’s life

1 February 2021

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.

Information

Behind the scenes of the creation of our pancreatic cancer information

1 February 2021

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.

Fundraising

A huge thank you to the Bank of England

1 February 2021

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.