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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.

July 2018

Tissue Bank patient and public engagement event

4 July 2018
Patients who have donated their pancreatic tumour tissue to the PCRF Tissue Bank following surgery and their families were among a group of supporters who took part in a patient and public engagement …more information

June 2018

Nick keeps his promise to his mum

14 June 2018
Nick Owen from Clitheroe raised over £4k for PCRF, completing a gruelling Ironman triathlon event in June as a tribute to his mum, Kathleen, who died in November 2017. In doing so, he not only smashe …more information

May 2018

She did it! Margaret completes her epic Hardy Way challenge

10 May 2018
Eighty-one year old Margaret Marande (pictured) finished her 220 mile walk, dubbed Hardyway4Harry, on 08 May. At 3.30pm she arrived at Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre, completing her epic fundrais …more information

Intrepid Margaret (81) reaches halfway on her 220 mile trek

1 May 2018
81 year-old Margaret Marande is now half way on her marathon 220-mile trek of the Hardy Way, having left Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre on 18 April, under the watchful eye of Hardy Society Chairm …more information

April 2018

Margaret (81) takes on the 220-mile Hardy Way trail she founded 20 years ago

12 April 2018
Margaret Marande, 81, from Fontmell Magna in Dorset, will be walking the 220-mile ‘Hardy Way’ in Dorset – the long distance path she founded 20 years ago – to raise funds for PCRF. …more information

PCRF breaks £10 million funding milestone

5 April 2018
Seven cutting edge research projects have been awarded grants totalling £1.1 million by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF).
The grants bring the charity’s total research support to £10 …more information

March 2018

Selfless Imogen's haircut generates double charity donation

25 March 2018
A kind-hearted young teenager from Douglas in the Isle of Man has chopped off her waist-length hair to raise money for PCRF, after spending the whole of her summer holiday helping her mum care for her …more information

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

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