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Information about the supply of Creon 40,000

28 February 2019

The company that makes Creon will not be making Creon 40,000 from June 2019.


Alan Rickman: Celebrating a life

21 February 2019

Rickman often played haughty, upper-class characters. However, his background was working class, and his mother brought him and his siblings up on an Acton council estate near Wormwood Scrubs prison


Roger Lloyd-Pack: Celebrating a life

8 February 2019

Roger Lloyd-Pack, whose birthday it is today (8 February) died of pancreatic cancer in 2014 and made a huge impact on the disease after his death, through a remarkable supporter-led campaign - Call Everyone Dave Day.


John Hurt: celebrating a life

22 January 2019

John Hurt CBE was born on 22 January 1940 in Chesterfield, famous for its twisting and strangely crooked church spire. He was a much admired actor, receiving an Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema BAFTA in 2012.

Policy & campaigning

What the long-term NHS plan says for people with pancreatic cancer

15 January 2019

On Monday 7th January, NHS England finally released the new NHS long-term plan, which sets out the strategic priorities for the NHS over the next 10 years in England.

Policy & campaigning

“I am a statistic of one” – Erika’s pancreatic cancer diary

23 November 2018

Pancreatic cancer to be one of ‘big four’ cancer killers in less than ten years

15 February 2017

Vague abdominal symptoms focus for Be Clear on Cancer

10 February 2017

Does dark chocolate protect against pancreatic cancer?

5 January 2016

Younger patients diagnosed later

7 May 2014

[From 2014] Younger pancreatic cancer patients, including those in their 30s and 40s, are more likely than older patients to experience delayed diagnosis and to be misdiagnosed, a major new survey has found.