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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.

June 2014

Guest blog: PCRF supporter David Orme

6 June 2014
Supporter David Orme meets the research team undertaking world class research funded by 'Team Jackie'. …more information

May 2014

Ryan B releases debut single in aid of PCRF

29 May 2014
Leeds singer/songwriter Ryan Boyle has achieved his dream of producing a charity record in aid of the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and in tribute to his mum. …more information

London Pancreas Workshop, 02 May 2014

1 May 2014
A number of PCRF-funded researchers are being recognised as leaders in the field of pancreatic cancer research by presenting at the London Pancreas Workshop which takes place on Friday 02 May at Barts …more information

April 2014

Lots of lots at the record-breaking charity auction

17 April 2014
After lasting a mammoth 26 hours, celebrity BBC auctioneer James Lewis brought down his gavel for the final time to set the World Record for the longest solo auction in Derby’s Westfield Shopping Ce …more information

March 2014

Charity Research Support Fund announcement

28 March 2014
The government scheme Charity Research Support Fund (CRSF) will be maintained at £198 million for the period 2014-15. …more information

PCRF-funded research slows pancreatic cancer growth by blocking key enzyme

10 March 2014
A research team from Imperial College London has shown that blocking the function of an enzyme known as Hhat slows the growth and spread of pancreatic cancer, by preventing a protein called Hedgehog f …more information

Stacey goes stateside

6 March 2014

February 2014

PCRF Supporters conference generates research collaboration

28 February 2014
We’re proud to hold the Supporters Conference every two years as it allows our supporters to meet the PCRF-funded researchers and hear about progress on the research projects that wouldn’t happen …more information

PCRF-funded study reveals unexpected cell hijack method in pancreatic cancer

11 February 2014
Pancreatic stellate cells, which normally aid tissue repair, unwittingly help pancreatic cancer grow and spread in a method of ‘cell hijack’ only seen before in brain and breast cancer, according …more information

Health Minister backs pancreatic cancer charity Stormont launch

Health Minister backs pancreatic cancer charity Stormont launch

10 February 2014
February 10 2014 is a momentous date for Susan Cooke, a nurse from Dollingstown, Co Down. Not only is it the first anniversary of her husband’s death from pancreatic cancer, but it’s also the day …more information

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