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 […]

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 […]

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 […]