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What a World Pancreatic Cancer Day!

Posted by: Comms 14 November 2014

Yesterday saw supporters all over the globe take to social media to support the first ever World Pancreatic Cancer Day! We were so proud to see how many of you tweeted and posted about the stats, the video and raised your voices about pancreatic cancer.

Ward 109 At UHNM

You weren't just active online though, you were incredibly busy offline too! Thank you to the team on Ward 109 at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (pictured left) who raised awareness and held a yummy-looking bake sale! 

In the News 

Our Deputy CEO Clara Mackay was up early with some of our supporters doing the rounds on BBC Radio. You can listen again to the interviews here by clicking on the highlighted titles:

#PurpleLights for Hope

A number of buildings around the UK also lit up with #purplelights for Hope for World Pancreatic Cancer Day! In addition to all the wonderful landmarks that lit up on 1st November, purple lights were shining on:

Caerphilly CastleGloucester Cathedral, Gloucester - Linda Reardon

Norwich City Hall, Norfolk -  organised by Rachel Cooke

Mini Concorde, Brooklands Museum, Weybridge -  organised by Susan Speece

Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly , Wales -  organised by Linda Reardon 

Cenotaph Town Clock, Blaenavon, Wales -  organised by Cllr Alan Jones 

Armagh gaol, Armagh, Northern Ireland -  organised by Grainne O'Neill 

See more photos here!

With such brilliant support, this day can only continue to grow and grow. Thank you everyone - here's to continuing with an incredibly successful Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month!