News and blogs
Here you can find news items and blogs by Pancreatic Cancer UK staff and guest writers
John’s Gift of Hope
John is leaving a gift of hope in his Will to help fund ground-breaking research into early diagnosis and better treatment and care for people affected by pancreatic cancer.
Government publishes Major Conditions Strategy framework
Our Interim CEO Anna Jewell, comments on the publication the Department of Health and Social Care's Major Conditions Strategy framework
New national initiative to improve care of pancreatic and hepatocellular cancer patients across Scotland
NHS Scotland has launched a new initiative with an innovative “Virtual Cancer Care Team” to speed up diagnosis and treatment for two of the most deadly forms of cancer.
Making information and support accessible for everyone
We are committed to including everyone affected by pancreatic cancer, and making sure they feel welcome and supported. Here are a few ways to access information and support.
Pancreatic Cancer UK appoints new trustees to support bold five-year strategy
We are delighted to announce that three new trustees have joined our board as we launch our bold new strategy to double survival for the deadliest common cancer by 2028.
NHS publishes first ever Long Term Workforce Plan
Our Director of Research, Support and Influencing comments on the first ever Long Term Workforce Plan published by the NHS.
Sharon’s Big Step Forward Story
Sharon's dad Geoff sadly died from pancreatic cancer in 2019, just six weeks before his first grandchild, Erin, was born. Now, Sharon, her husband and Erin take part in The Big Step Forward every year in his memory.
New research shows how pancreatic cancer cells can change their diet to survive
New research has shed light on how pancreatic cancer cells are able to adapt to challenging environments, which scientists hope could lead to new treatments.
“Every step of the way has been for them”
On Sunday 23rd April, 210 incredible Team Pancreatic Cancer UK runners took to the streets of London to raise awareness and funds at the yearly London Marathon.
Our new app is dedicated to helping patients with pancreatic cancer
We are excited to announce that people affected by pancreatic cancer will now be able to track symptoms, log appointments and share their health data with their healthcare team through a new, free, app launched by us, in conjunction with Medli Health.
Managing diet and weight loss with tips from a dietitian
Our specialist nurses team up with a dietitian to provide information on coping with weight loss, diet and diabetes during coronavirus.
Read our blog about the benefits of exercise, including some useful resources that can help you stay active in lockdown.