Record Number of Grants Made in 2017

Thousands more were made available in 2017 to individuals and families faced with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. We have also funded voluntary groups who support pancreatic cancer patients and carers. This increase in funding comes on the back of two important initiatives. Firstly, our networks in the North East of England have enabled us […]

Gerald’s next challenge…..

Gerald Coteman’s (Founder and Elizabeth’s husband) next challenge for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund is a 10-mile Mud and Obstacle Race on 25 March in Thetford Forest. This time he will be sharing the money raised between The Elizabeth Coteman Fund and the East Anglian Air Ambulance. He is looking to raise a good sum for these two […]

Please Support Our 2018 London Marathon Runner!

We are delighted to announce that The Elizabeth Coteman Fund secured a first time ballot place for the 2018 London Marathon. Sam Garnham will run for the Fund on 22 April. Sam is part of the Pipe family from Ipswich who have been raising huge sums of money for us since they lost husband and […]

Generous donation from the Cambridge Freemasons

Cambridge Freemasons have made a donation to the area’s leading pancreatic cancer support charity, The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. Thirkill Lodge presented the charity with a cheque for £500 to support its work with people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and their families. Speaking for Thirkill Lodge, Terry Tinkler, said, “The Lodge has a proud history of […]

Join us in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer

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 […]

More Support for Clinical Trials

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 […]

North East of England Representative

Jen Patterson, who has been a major fundraiser for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, has been appointed to the North East of England Cancer Network HPB (including pancreatic cancer) specialist group as a patient representative. Jen’s role will be to champion patient and carer issues, as well as liaise with clinical staff in the region and […]

Fundraising Coffee morning

Please come along to support Margaret Joyce, one of our most loyal and avid supporters. She will be opening her doors for a coffee morning & based on past experience there will be some delicious cakes! 41, Cage Hill, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge, CB25 OJS  

Waitrose Cambridge supports World Pancreatic Cancer Day

The Cambridge (Trumpington) branch of Waitrose helped to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer this month in partnership with The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, the region’s leading specialist pancreatic cancer support group. Friday 13th November was World Pancreatic Cancer Day and the campaign saw the pancreatic cancer colour of purple being used world-wide to promote awareness of […]

Cake Sale with a Difference Raises £3761!

Tania Lee, and her daughter Gemma, who lost their husband and father (David), respectively, to pancreatic cancer ran a mammoth cake and savoury sale in Stamford town centre to support The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. In spite of battling with heavy rain, public and friends turned out in force. The event was attended by several members […]