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.


Colleagues rally for Rudi

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 father, Rudi.

Great Wall of China Fundraising

Wall to wall support

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.

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Tissue Bank patient and public engagement event

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 event at Barts Cancer Institute on 02 July.

Nick Owen finishes the Staffordshire Iron Man contest Fundraising

Nick keeps his promise to his mum

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 smashed his target time and his fundraising target, but most importantly, he was able to keep a promise he made to Kathleen.