Pancreatic cancer organisations
This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with pancreatic cancer. There is information on
The websites on cancer listed on this page are valuable sources of detailed information on cancer. They may use more technical terms, longer pages and fewer images than our website.
Cancer Research UK
407 St John Street
Helpline: 0808 800 40 40
Admin phone number: 020 7242 0200
Cancer Research UK is the largest cancer research organisation in the world, outside the USA. We are the European leader in the development of new anti-cancer drugs. We fund research on all aspects of the disease from its causes, to treatment and prevention.
We are also committed to producing high quality information for people affected by cancer, health professionals and the general public. We do this through our website, which includes patient information and news and resources, and through our range of health awareness leaflets.
If you have a question about cancer, and you are in the UK or Ireland, you can contact our team of specialist cancer information nurses using this form, or by telephoning freephone 0808 800 40 40.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Pancreatic Cancer UK is committed to fighting pancreatic cancer through research, awareness, information and support and other projects of benefit to pancreatic cancer patients. It provides a resource of information about pancreatic cancer to patients, caregivers and GPs. Their website also has a discussion forum for people with pancreatic cancer and their families.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
2nd Floor, 89 Camelford House
Phone: 020 3535 7090 for general enquires
Phone: 020 3535 7099 for support and information
The Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
The Pancreatic Society was formed in 1975 by members of the medical profession with a specific interest in the treatment of pancreatic disease. It has since expanded its membership to include nurses, dieticians and research scientists. The main aim of the Society is to promote and encourage the study of and research into diseases of the pancreas.
Pancreatic Cancer Action
Unit 9, Oakhanger Farm Business Park
Phone: 0303 040 1770
The aim of Pancreatic Cancer Action is to help improve survival rates by way of increased awareness of pancreatic cancer within the population, the medical community and the Government. They also fund research specifically to help improve early diagnosis.
Diabetes UK have a wealth of information on diabetes, symptoms and how to cope with it.
Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
Phone: 0808 808 0000 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 8pm; information available in other languages)
Textphone: 0808 808 0121
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. They provide booklets on cancer and treatments and run a helpline providing cancer information and benefits advice.
National Cancer Institute (USA)
The American National Cancer Institute has a patient information section on pancreatic cancer. It is detailed and comprehensive but there are few images.
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