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PCRF news

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 2018

PCRF teams up to help fund vital pancreatic cancer research

22 February 2018
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has joined forces with Worldwide Cancer Research to support an outstanding scientist’s work on pancreatic cancer. …more information

January 2018

Canterbury Round Table hosts historic play in tribute to former Chairman

29 January 2018
A special performance of the acclaimed 2-man play, This Turbulent Priest, will be performed in the historic building of Eastbridge Hospital on 31 January to raise funds for PCRF. …more information

Former dance instructors’ wedding to raise funds for cha-cha-charity

26 January 2018
Former ballroom dancing instructors, Roger Caldwell and Linda Downes from Warrington, are to marry on 27 January - 50 years after they first met - after both losing their spouses to pancreatic cancer. …more information

PCRF-funded research uses flu-like virus to attack pancreatic cancer

25 January 2018
A flu-like virus has now been used in experiments to successfully inhibit the growth of pancreatic cancer, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London, funded by PCRF. …more information

Brrr-illiant work, Nikki!

12 January 2018
The researchers you fund are dedicated to beating pancreatic cancer and we love telling you about the progress of their research projects – but did you know that many of them also fundraise for PCRF …more information

December 2017

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Supporters Conference – thank you (and photos!)

21 December 2017
Our 2017 Supporters Conference took place on 10 November, with over 150 supporters attending. It was a wonderful, heartening event and lovely to see both regulars and those coming for the first time.< …more information

November 2017

Shining a light on our unsung supporter heroes!

29 November 2017
Throughout the year, the charity is supported by hundreds of unsung heroes, who selflessly give their time to supporting PCRF in so many different ways.

Hilary Archer from Wilmslow in C …more information

New analytical tools to accelerate global pancreatic cancer research

16 November 2017
Work funded by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has enabled the development of powerful online analytical tools that will speed up analysis of the vast amounts of data generated by research into pancre …more information

Retired vicar Helen takes on 1000-mile fundraiser (clearing litter as she goes)

15 November 2017
Retired vicar, Helen Gardner, has not only set herself the fundraising challenge of walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats – a journey of around 1100 miles – she’ll also be keeping Britain …more information

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