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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

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 We do not publish expensive brochures and do not advertise in national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

Newsletter December 2013

Newsletter December 2013. We hope you are all well and everything is OK with you and your family. For various reasons and time restrictions, we were unable to send a Newsletter in July but hopefully this

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer

Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer. Time is of the essence when it comes to diagnosing pancreatic cancer. It’s easy to miss early indicators so it’s important to be aware of the symptoms. Having any or

Brazil nuts can help women cut pancreatic cancer risk

A recent article in the British Journal of Cancer has highlighted that research in America has shown that women who eat a handful (8 grams or 28 ounces) of Brazil nuts, cashews, pecans and