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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 2018

Why I support PCRF - Will Chiles

7 November 2018
Will Chiles shares his family's harrowing story about the loss of his wife, Claire, and talks about his involvement with the charity. …more information

She did it! Anna hits £50k target in tribute to her mum

5 November 2018
After eight years of determination and adventure, intrepid Cambridge mum-of-two, Anna Gomori-Woodcock is celebrating reaching the £50,000 fundraising target she set herself, in memory of her mum. …more information

October 2018

Howzat! Win one of two T20 family tickets for the Kia Oval!

23 October 2018
BBC London's cricket commentator, Mark Church, embarked on a running challenge for PCRF earlier this month, dubbed #200runs. He's running the 5 miles between the Kia Oval and Lord's four times a day f …more information

Fantastic young fundraisers, Amber and Edward

16 October 2018
Huge thanks to young superstars Amber Rowland and Edward Dudley who completed the 10km South Downs Walk at Goodwood race course earlier this year. …more information

Picture perfect! John’s lucky “right time, right place” moment

15 October 2018
The selection of Christmas cards available in the 2018 catalogue has a very special addition – a card created from a photo of alpacas in the snow, taken by PCRF supporter John Westwood (64) of Stock …more information

From the Kia Oval to Lord's, 200 times! Mark's 1000-mile run for PCRF

5 October 2018
On Monday 08 October, BBC London’s cricket commentator, Mark Church – known as ‘Churchy’ to legions of Surrey County Cricket Club fans – will set off on a remarkable and gruelling fundraise …more information

September 2018

Colleagues rally for Rudi

24 September 2018
Jewellery designer Francesca Glos and colleagues from Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery in Hertfordshire, completed a 55-mile fundraising bike ride to Cambridge and back in tribute to Francesca’s fa …more information

Wall to wall support

10 September 2018
Chris Douglas and his sister, Louise, from Dundee have raised over £1300 for PCRF in an 8-day adventure trekking across the Great Wall of China to honour their dad, Chris Snr, who died in 2017. …more information

August 2018

Ella, 14, braves the shave for Grandad Jon

6 August 2018
In July, Essex teenager, Ella Ponponne, had all her hair cut off - in front of her school friends - raising over £2,000 for PCRF. …more information

New group calls time on pancreatic cancer in Northern Ireland

2 August 2018
A new community group has launched to promote better outcomes for pancreatic cancer sufferers in Northern Ireland. …more information

July 2018

Cannabinoid extends survival of mice with pancreatic cancer

30 July 2018
Research supported by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund reports that mice with pancreatic cancer survived almost twice as long if they were given a constituent of medicinal cannabis alongside chemothera …more information

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

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