A PCRF-funded project has identified a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by ‘pulling the plug’ on the energy generator that fuels calcium pumps on their cell surface.
A team of researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Zhengzhou University in China have taken the first steps towards the development of a vaccine for pancreatic cancer.
Some 150 people attended the 2019 PCRF Supporters Conference at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London on 29 November.
A urine test that can detect early stage pancreatic cancer has reached the final stage of validation before being developed for use with patients.
A series of personal milestones, alongside encouragement from family and friends, have prompted Nicola Lytle, from Brighton, to finally publish a book of her poetry, to raise funds for research.
Congratulations to Simon Pollard from Humberston, near Cleethorpes, who smashed the National 3 Peaks 24hr Challenge, finishing with an incredible time of 21 hours 56 minutes and 9 seconds!
Simon Pollard, 44, from Cleethorpes, is taking on the National Three Peaks Challenge this week, which will see him running and climbing up the highest mountains of Scotland, England and Wales in a single 24hr period.
Treatment of pancreatic cancer might be enhanced by zapping tumours with electricity alongside drug treatments, according to a PCRF-funded project at University College Cork.
PCRF-funded scientists have found a way to target and knock out a single protein that they have discovered is widely involved in pancreatic cancer cell growth, survival and invasion.
An 11-strong team from Salford-based company Hettich UK took on the challenge of climbing England and Wales’ highest peaks within a day to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.