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.
A group of keen sailors set out to compete in the UK’s largest sailing race in tribute to their friend and fellow crew member who died of pancreatic cancer.
The recent news that the drug olaparib delayed the progress of advanced pancreatic cancer in patients who have faults in the BRCA1 and 2 genes underlines the relevance and importance of a PCRF-funded research project being carried out by Dr Mairéad McNamara from the University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.
A ‘precision drug’ designed to target specific genetic faults within cancer cells has caused cautious excitement, by delaying the progression of some advanced pancreatic cancers after chemotherapy treatment.
Seven innovative research projects tackling pancreatic cancer have been awarded grants by the national charity Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) totalling £1.2M.
We’re not exactly sure what the collective noun for a group of superheroes is (a marvel?), but wow, what an incredible performance the Gayton family put on at the 2019 Brighton Heroes fun run in May.
Katie Whybrow and her family welcomed hundreds of people through the gates of Lower Wilbury Farm in Letchworth on Sunday 24 March, for the annual ‘Lambing Live’ event which they run each year for charity.