Pancreatic cancer news

The pancreas is a gland that produces digestive juices and hormones like insulin. Around 10,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the UK each year, making it the 11th most common cancer in the UK.

Scientists develop new precision medicine approach for pancreatic cancer

Scientists from the University of Glasgow are developing new ways to predict who will respond to drugs targeting damaged DNA in pancreatic cancer. 

Cancer research UK and AstraZeneca’s new antibody maturation technique yields high-affinity Arginase 2 antibody

Researchers in Cambridge have pioneered the development of an innovative affinity maturation technique to generate high-affinity antibody against Arginase 2.

Pancreatic cancer cells use the same energy as sprinters’ muscles to spread

Our scientists are using hydrogels to understand more about how pancreatic cancer cells spread.

Urine tests: detecting cancer in pee

A number of cancer types can be detected in pee. We speak to our scientists who are developing urine tests that aim to detect bladder and pancreatic cancer earlier.

Cardiff scientist awarded £373k to find new ways to diagnose pancreatic cancer earlier

Dr Catherine Hogan has been funded by Cancer Research UK’s Early Detection Committee to understand pancreatic cancer cells and develop new diagnostic tools.