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PCRF news

See below for news about the charity and the latest on PCRF-funded research.


Information and contacts for journalists can be found on our media page.

October 2020

Stafford swaps London for Adelaide beach to run his virtual London Marathon

2 October 2020
Pancreatic cancer patient Stafford Wulff, 44, is running the virtual Virgin London Marathon for PCRF on 04 October along a beach near his home in Adelaide, Australia. …more information

August 2020

PCRF partners ‘smartest radiotherapy’ treatment study

27 August 2020
PCRF has accepted an invitation to be a partner in a research programme that will treat 50 NHS patients with localised pancreatic cancer with the very latest radiotherapy technology available. …more information

July 2020

Artificial intelligence shows potential in identifying those at risk of pancreatic cancer

15 July 2020
A study funded by PCRF has shown that by analysing electronic health records with sophisticated computer modelling techniques, it is possible to identify people at risk of developing pancreatic cancer …more information

June 2020

Elvis gets Prestbury all shook up

22 June 2020
The small village of Prestbury in Cheshire was treated to a surprise visit from Elvis earlier this month, as part of a brilliant fundraiser that raised £3,500 for PCRF. …more information

Heather climbs Everest 37 times - on her staircase!

18 June 2020
Gutsy fitness trainer Heather Lawson is finally able to put her feet up after a fundraising challenge turned out to be vastly more exercise than she’d bargained for. …more information

May 2020

TJ goes the extra mile (…and miles) for PCRF

22 May 2020
Nine-year old TJ Portt from Plymouth is undertaking a huge challenge in memory of his Nanny Heather – he’s pledged to run 100 miles in 100 days and has already smashed his original fundraising t …more information

Lottie and her Grandpa are reunited for virtual fundraising walk

7 May 2020
Ray Hall (75) and his granddaughter Lottie Cooper completed a 2-mile fundraising walk together – albeit 300 miles apart – to raise over £5,000 to date for PCRF. …more information

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