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.


Kirsty packs a punch for PCRF

Kirsty Ford is the only woman on the fight card for the West Berkshire White Collar Boxing charity event on March 14. She’s taking part – for the first and only time – to raise funds for PCRF, in memory of her aunt who died in 2017.


1980s-themed tribute for Gareth’s 40th birthday

Since losing her husband Gareth, aged just 39, to pancreatic cancer in June 2019, Nichole Jones, from Telford, has been taking every opportunity to raise awareness of the disease, as well as fundraising for PCRF in Gareth’s memory.


Paddling for PCRF – across the English Channel

How would you fancy crossing 24 miles of the world’s busiest shipping lane standing up on a paddleboard? That’s exactly what a team led by supporter Tom Hazelden did last October, in memory of Tom’s father Ted, who died in 2014 of pancreatic cancer

Heather Lawson with her medals Fundraising

Heather takes on 50 at 50 in 2020

To mark her 50th birthday, fitness trainer Heather Lawson from Blackheath in London has embarked on an extraordinary year of 50 physical and fitness fundraising challenges in tribute to her father and uncle, both affected by pancreatic cancer.