Our mission is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.
We are a family-established fund, set up in memory of our beautiful wife and mother Elizabeth Coteman who sadly lost her battle with this dreadful disease in 2010. We are driven, as a family to help those sadly affected in whatever way we can.
Those diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer, along with their family and friends shouldn’t have to face this battle on their own. We are able to offer a telephone advice and support service, a face to face discussion, or advocacy on behalf of patients and families.
One of the Fund’s main objectives is to offer grants or awards to patients, their families and/or carers, where there is financial difficulty. We also support crucial research activity through our grants programme.
Pancreatic cancer is set to become the 3rd biggest cancer killer in Europe next year, despite being the 7th most common cancer for women and the 10th most common cancer for men. The number of people dying from pancreatic cancer in Europe has risen continually for 40 years and the median survival time for someone […]
A grant of £5000 has been made to the Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre to support recruitment of patients to aid research. The Centre is already a partner of The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. Commenting on receipt of the grant, Dr Bristi Basu said: “Just to reiterate that the team are very grateful for the generous funding […]