Researching the cures



We hope you'll be inspired by the dedication of our fundraisers and the expertise of our researchers who are all working together to tackle pancreatic cancer. This section covers news about PCRF-funded research as well as research into pancreatic cancer being carried out all over the world.


Update: Jack and team complete the HK360!

We’re very happy and relieved to report that Jack Alexander and his 5 team-mates safely – and rather swiftly it seems! – completed their 45km swimming relay challenge around Hong Kong Island in 12 hours and 3 minutes on 19 October, after a typhoon forced them to postpone their first attempt.


Jack takes on the HK360 swim for his mum

Jack Alexander, 27, aims to raise HKD 1m (£100k) by completing the signature “Hong Kong 360” on 19 October – a 45km fundraising swim that circumnavigates Hong Kong Island – in a relay team of six.

Pat Bennett, painting a fence in her garden Fundraising

Josie’s JOGLE for Nanny Pat

Josie Bennett, 25, from Birmingham is honouring her late grandma Pat Bennett by taking on the 813 mile John O’Groats to Land’s End (JOGLE) hike in June.