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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.

March 2017

Norfolk ‘Walk for Mandy’ event goes global

20 March 2017
A local fundraising walk organised in memory of a Wells-Next-The-Sea woman who died of pancreatic cancer last year has ‘gone global’ with friends all around the world joining in to pay tribute. …more information

Olivia (9) runs her first half marathon for PCRF

6 March 2017
Nine-year-old Olivia Payne from Grantham has raised over £400 for PCRF by completing the Belvoir Challenge – an off road 15-mile run in the Vale of Belvoir in Leicestershire - on 24 February. Oliv …more information

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

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