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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.

January 2015

Guest article: My first fundraising year - Yasmin's story

9 January 2015
PCRF supporter, Yasmin Bailey, describes her 2014 fundraising efforts and shows what amazing things can be achieved - with help from friends (both human and 'animal'!) …more information

December 2014

Armed virus shows promise as treatment for pancreatic cancer

23 December 2014
Results of a PCRF-funded project which combines two different approaches – virotherapy and immunotherapy - show “great promise” as a treatment for pancreatic cancer. …more information

Brave Blaby businesses strip off for charity calendar

2 December 2014
A cheeky charity calendar featuring local businesses in Blaby is being sold to raise funds for PCRF. …more information

November 2014

World Pancreatic Cancer Day 13th November 2014

13 November 2014
It’s World Pancreatic Cancer Day! …more information

PCRF funds new research worth £1.2 million

13 November 2014
The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has invested £1.2 million into seven ambitious new projects to tackle the UK’s deadliest cancer. …more information

Luke hopes for a knockout night at fundraising boxing match

3 November 2014
Luke Tofts, a businessman from Beaconsfield, Bucks, is training hard for a very physical challenge – his first ever white-collar boxing match. It’s a challenge that he’s taken on to fundraise fo …more information

PCRF at the 2014 National Cancer Research Institute Conference 2-5 Nov

1 November 2014
PCRF is co-sponsoring a session on pancreatic cancer at the UK's premier cancer research meeting …more information

October 2014

David smashes the 30-miler Commando Test for PCRF

16 October 2014
A consultant anaesthetist from Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, has re-run the final Commando Test that earned him his Green Beret some 25 years ago …more information

Rob cycles across 10 countries to raise more than £4,000 for PCRF

4 October 2014
In September 2014, Rob Savin, from Holmfirth, North Yorkshire, joined three friends to take part in an epic bike ride across Europe in memory of a cycling friend who died from pancreatic cancer. …more information

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