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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.

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

September 2017

PCRF-funded early diagnostic test heads towards clinical study

18 September 2017
The potential diagnostic test for early-stage pancreatic cancer, funded by PCRF, has reached a crucial stage. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has provided funding to lead researcher, …more information

Annapurna adventure raises £7k

14 September 2017
Rahik Jubran Royle set out on 01 April 2017 – her birthday – for a 10 day Annapurna trek in the Himalayas, Nepal. She climbed to over 10,000 ft in tribute to her husband Peter, who died of pancrea …more information

PCRF’s ‘critical contribution’ to personalised medicine initiative

4 September 2017
Pioneering techniques and knowledge generated by a PCRF research project are being used in an exciting personalised medicine initiative for pancreatic cancer patients. …more information

Ciara presents her PCRF research at international researcher event

1 September 2017
Ciara Kyne, the PCRF-funded postdoctoral researcher working on an exciting joint project between the Universities of Leeds and Newcastle, will present her research at a prestigious event on the 19th o …more information

July 2017

Top notch support for PCRF from Mon Breton

25 July 2017
Mon Breton is generously supporting Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund by making a donation for every traditional Breton stripe top ordered with the PCRF logo and a monogram embroidered on it. …more information

Charity Golf Day tees up £4k for PCRF

14 July 2017
Eighty golfers took part in a fundraising Golf Day organised by Mark Cobb from Shoreham By Sea, raising over £4,000 for PCRF. …more information

Radio 4’s Inside Health visits PCRF’s Tissue Bank

13 July 2017
Dr Mark Porter, presenter of Radio 4’s flagship medical series, Inside Health, visited the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank last week, to find out how the world’s first national pancrea …more information

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