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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.

June 2019

'Chilvers Challenge' crew set sail for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

11 June 2019
A group of keen sailors are setting out to compete in the UK’s largest sailing race in tribute to their friend and fellow crew member who died of pancreatic cancer. …more information

Hettich UK takes on Twin Peaks challenge in memory of colleague

Hettich UK takes on Twin Peaks challenge in memory of colleague

11 June 2019
An 11-strong team from Salford-based company Hettich UK took on the challenge of climbing England and Wales’ highest peaks within a day to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund. …more information

Importance of PCRF’s ‘BRCAness’ research underlined by drug success

5 June 2019
The relevance and importance of a PCRF-funded research project being carried out by Dr Mairéad McNamara from the University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has been underlined by …more information

May 2019

£1.2M grants fund new research projects to tackle pancreatic cancer

28 May 2019
Seven new innovative research projects tackling pancreatic cancer will start this year, thanks to £1.2M funding from Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF). …more information

March 2019

It’s baa-ck! Crowds flock to Lambing Live event

27 March 2019
Katie Whybrow and her family welcomed hundreds of people through the gates of Lower Wilbury Farm in Letchworth on Sunday 24 March, for the annual ‘Lambing Live’ event which they run each year for …more information

Leeds students strut their stuff for PCRF

8 March 2019
The brilliant Leeds RAG Fashion Show on 28 February raised over £23,000 on the night for its two charities, PCRF and Behind Closed Doors – more than double the previous year’s total! …more information

February 2019

Leeds students fundraise for research through flagship fashion show

18 February 2019
The Leeds RAG Fashion Show – the annual flagship event in the calendar of Leeds University Union’s charity fundraising society – takes place on 28 February 2019, with PCRF as one of its nominate …more information

RockThePav gig raises the roof for PCRF

1 February 2019
Hundreds of music lovers attended the RockThePav2 benefit concert for PCRF in Broadstairs on the Kent Coast on 20 January and were treated to fantastic line-up of bands covering country rock, blues, b …more information

January 2019

Marion’s recycling for research!

22 January 2019
We love hearing about the unusual and innovative ideas that our supporters think up to raise money for research - and Marion Platt from Urmston in Manchester is a great example! …more information

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