The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

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Windsurfing around Britain in support of pancreatic cancer research!

Jonathan Dunnett will windsurf around Britain to support pancreatic cancer research! Jonathan (Jono) Dunnett will be windsurfing around Britain between 13 June and 30 September 2015 in aid of our Fund. He’s 41 years

A significant breakthrough!

It’s always pleasing to hear good news about cancer- particularly pancreatic cancer, a most cruel illness. Our Fund was set up some 23 years ago and we’ve often given updates on the progress

December Newsletter

Well, it’s December already and only a short while to Christmas and the New Year. It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were basking in sunshine!  We seem to have passed quickly through

New Directions in Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer – Dr Androulla Elia.

New Directions in Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer – Dr Androulla Elia.

An update from one of our research teams at St George’s University of London. Pancreatic cancer is frequently resistant to conventional therapies. Research supported by the Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund has helped our

New Book! Ralph Bates Biography.

Virginia Bates, Ralph Bates’ widow has contributed significantly to this biography of Ralph Bates, who died of pancreatic cancer in 1992. RALPH BATES: AN ACTORS LIFE. The very first biography of British actor Ralph

Summer 2014 Newsletter

Well at least the sun is shining! We certainly needed something to pick us all up after England’s miserable performance in the world cup and then Andy Murray’s exit from Wimbledon, didn’t we?

Changes in Cancer Survival Rates

Changes in Survival Rates. Recent data from Cancer Research UK shows that the survival rate for cancer sufferers has significantly improved since 1971/2. This is great news for all cancer victims but as we often

Our Fund.

The Ralph Bates Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund is an independent charity with no links to any other pancreatic or medical research charity. We do not publish expensive brochures and do not advertise in national

Simon Hoggart

The witty parliamentary sketch-writer, journalist and broadcaster has died of pancreatic cancer. Simon was born in 26 May 1946 and passed away 5 January 2014. He was diagnosed in 2010 with pancreatic cancer but was

FOYS Christmas charity recording for our Fund!

FOYS Christmas charity recording for our Fund!

  Virginia Bates’ son, Will and his colleagues have arranged two recordings with accompanying videos featuring ALEX GIBNEY and DICK VALENTINE.     Sincere thanks to all the people involved. The singles are available for purchase on iTunes, all