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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.

August 2016

Rowers complete round-Cornwall challenge

Rowers complete round-Cornwall challenge

19 August 2016
A team of Cornish rowers has returned triumphant from an epic 200-mile trip around the coast of Cornwall, smashing their fundraising target for PCRF. …more information

‘Dad’s Army’ take on 100km race in memory of friend

3 August 2016
A four-man team nicknamed ‘Dad’s Army’ completed a 100km run in tribute to a fellow dad, raising over £8,000 for PCRF. …more information

July 2016

Blo’ Norton family overcomes ill wind to raise over £12k for PCRF

14 July 2016
A family from Blo’ Norton, Norfolk, has raised over £12,000 for PCRF through a sponsored walk and family Fun Day – despite their marquee blowing away just hours before the event took place. …more information

BoMac’nMe raise the roof for bandmate Andy

13 July 2016
A folk concert in Thornbury, Gloustershire has raised more than £5,200 for PCRF in memory of musician, Andy Graham. …more information

June 2016

Biking in the buff for pancreatic cancer research

23 June 2016
A Leeds man is raising money for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund by taking part in the World Naked Bike Ride in Scarborough this Sunday. …more information

'Nairac’s Rogue Riders' complete coast-to-coast cycle challenge

22 June 2016
Staff and business colleagues of property and retail specialists NewRiver Retail completed an epic 170-mile coast-to-coast cycle challenge on 18 June, as part of a fundraising campaign which has raise …more information

May 2016

PCRF-funded research leads to new clinical trial

27 May 2016
Research originally funded by PCRF has underpinned a clinical trial led by Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). …more information

Modified virus can prevent resistance to chemotherapy

11 May 2016
New research funded by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has shown that an altered version of the flu virus could be used to overcome pancreatic cancer’s resistance to certain drugs – and improve ho …more information

Cosmo beats the Three Peaks challenge for his grandma

5 May 2016
Schoolboy Cosmo Gomori (11) has beaten the 12-hour challenge of climbing the Yorkshire Three Peaks, helping to raise over £5,500 for PCRF in memory of his grandma. …more information

April 2016

OBOBs take on Hell of the North Cotswolds cycle challenge

7 April 2016
A group of thirteen keen cyclists are gearing up to tackle a gruelling 50km cycle challenge to raise money for research into the cancer one of them is trying hard to beat. …more information

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