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See below for news about the charity and the latest on PCRF-funded research.


Information and contacts for journalists can be found on our media page.

February 2017

Blisters ahoy! Poole man takes on 5000-mile coastal walk for PCRF

20 February 2017
On 25 February, Cameron Dean (59) from Poole in Dorset sets off on an adventure of a lifetime to walk the coastline of Great Britain – a distance of some 5,000 miles – in memory of his mum and dad …more information

PCRF founder joins CRUK Grand Challenge team investigating causes of pancreatic cancer

10 February 2017
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund founder, Maggie Blanks, has been announced as a member of one of the first global research teams to be recipients of Cancer Research UK’s £20m Grand Challenge award. …more information

January 2017

PCRF funds five new cutting-edge projects for pancreatic cancer research

18 January 2017
Five research projects with potential to make a real difference to tackling pancreatic cancer have been awarded grants by the national charity Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF), worth over £800, …more information

December 2016

Bake & Share raises over £500 (and the roof!)

13 December 2016
Dawn Dance, from Weston-Super-Mare, lost her much-loved stepfather, Mick Cooling (79), to pancreatic cancer in October 2016, a fortnight after his diagnosis. The speed of his deterioration shocked the …more information

October 2016

PCRF joins National Cancer Research Institute

7 October 2016
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has been accepted as a Partner in the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI ) - the UK-wide partnership between major cancer research funders, including government a …more information

September 2016

Louise fulfils a dream and records classical piano CD for PCRF

Louise fulfils a dream and records classical piano CD for PCRF

27 September 2016
A medical secretary whose classical piano recordings are played by her surgeon colleagues in operating theatres and in clinics while they work, has realised a dream of producing a CD of her music to r …more information

Abigail runs for her life to raise funds for research

15 September 2016
A PCRF supporter from Llanedeyrn in Cardiff has gone from couch potato to aspiring half marathon runner in just 16 weeks, thanks to the hit BBC Wales TV series, Run for your Life. …more information

August 2016

Fab four achieve season’s fastest Channel swim for PCRF

30 August 2016
After an “emotional rollercoaster” of preparations and postponements, an intrepid team of relay swimmers finally set off for the French coast at midnight on Thursday 18 August to raise over £7k f …more information

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