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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 2016

Biking in the buff for pancreatic cancer research

23 June 2016
A Leeds man is raising money for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund by taking part in the World Naked Bike Ride in Scarborough this Sunday. …more information

'Nairac’s Rogue Riders' complete coast-to-coast cycle challenge

22 June 2016
Staff and business colleagues of property and retail specialists NewRiver Retail completed an epic 170-mile coast-to-coast cycle challenge on 18 June, as part of a fundraising campaign which has raise …more information

May 2016

PCRF-funded research leads to new clinical trial

27 May 2016
Research originally funded by PCRF has underpinned a clinical trial led by Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). …more information

Modified virus can prevent resistance to chemotherapy

11 May 2016
New research funded by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has shown that an altered version of the flu virus could be used to overcome pancreatic cancer’s resistance to certain drugs – and improve ho …more information

Cosmo beats the Three Peaks challenge for his grandma

5 May 2016
Schoolboy Cosmo Gomori (11) has beaten the 12-hour challenge of climbing the Yorkshire Three Peaks, helping to raise over £5,500 for PCRF in memory of his grandma. …more information

April 2016

OBOBs take on Hell of the North Cotswolds cycle challenge

7 April 2016
A group of thirteen keen cyclists are gearing up to tackle a gruelling 50km cycle challenge to raise money for research into the cancer one of them is trying hard to beat. …more information

February 2016

Glee Club gives voice to Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

15 February 2016
Lancaster students have raised more than £700 for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at this year’s annual Glee Club Concert. …more information

Another £1M for research projects sees PCRF research spend hit £8M!

4 February 2016
Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) is funding six new research projects with a total of £1 million - bringing the charity’s support for research into the UK’s most lethal cancer to over £8 m …more information

January 2016

PCRF launches world’s first national tissue bank for pancreatic cancer research

14 January 2016
The world’s first national tissue bank for pancreatic cancer has launched in the UK, to help push forward research into the cancer with the bleakest prognosis. …more information

New Year’s dip kicks off marathon fundraising campaign

4 January 2016
A group of friends from St Austell and Fowey have launched a marathon fundraising campaign for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund in 2016 – kicking off with a New Year’s Day dip in the sea at Pentewa …more information

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