Helpline support grows

Our ‘helpline’ service, which offers written, telephone or face to face contact with those whose loved ones have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and those who are bereaved, continues to provide support. Through our growing profile, and on the recommendation of clinical staff across the region, increasing numbers of people who need help, wish to […]

Prime Time TV Raising Awareness for Pancreatic Cancer

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund is delighted that Coronation Street has decided to run a key storyline to help raise much needed awareness of this brutal disease. Below is an extract from the official Coronation Street press release: Coronation Street’s Hayley Cropper is to be diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in moving scenes which will be screened […]

Working with the Cambridge Pancreatic Centre

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund is delighted to be working with The Cambridge Pancreatic Cancer Centre. The centre has been set up with the aim of being a centre of multi-disciplinary excellence for the translation of pancreatic cancer research. Their focus is on world class trials of therapies showing effectiveness in research models. They aim to […]

Over £1000 raised at the 2013 London Marathon

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund would like to offer sincerely thanks Teresa Sewell who managed to raise just over £1000 in the 2013 London Marathon. “I am delighted to have raised so much money for the Elizabeth Coteman fund. My husband’s brother and sister have both died of pancreatic cancer within the last 9 months, so this […]

Financial Help For Trial Patients now available

A new ‘pot’ is being established by the Elizabeth Coteman Fund to allow grants to be made to cover the expenses of those attending clinical trials. Some of those patients who are deemed appropriate to attend clinical trials travel long distances and, in some cases, the cost of travelling could be prohibitive. The team at the Cambridge Pancreatic Cancer Centre believe […]

Cambridge Building Society boost for the Elizabeth Coteman Fund

The Fund was the recipient of a funding award from Cambridge Building Society, as part of the Society’s well established and much valued community support programme. The Elizabeth Coteman Fund was one of four local charities receiving awards after £7,000 was raised during a Race Night. The event was organised by the Society’s staff Busy Bees […]

Our next big project…

Our research with patients and families clearly shows that information about Pancreatic Cancer is generally poor and that communication with sufferers and carers battling the disease leaves huge room for improvement. The patient experience of those with Pancreatic Cancer is said to be worse than for any of the other major cancers (Pancreatic Cancer UK). We […]