Join us in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is set to become the 3rd biggest cancer killer in Europe next year, despite being the 7th most common cancer for women and the 10th most common cancer for men. The number of people dying from pancreatic cancer in Europe has risen continually for 40 years and the median survival time for someone […]

More Support for Clinical Trials

A grant of £5000 has been made to the Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre to support recruitment of patients to aid research. The Centre is already a partner of The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. Commenting on receipt of the grant, Dr Bristi Basu said: “Just to reiterate that the team are very grateful for the generous funding […]

North East of England Representative

Jen Patterson, who has been a major fundraiser for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, has been appointed to the North East of England Cancer Network HPB (including pancreatic cancer) specialist group as a patient representative. Jen’s role will be to champion patient and carer issues, as well as liaise with clinical staff in the region and […]

Fundraising Coffee morning

Please come along to support Margaret Joyce, one of our most loyal and avid supporters. She will be opening her doors for a coffee morning & based on past experience there will be some delicious cakes! 41, Cage Hill, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge, CB25 OJS  

Waitrose Cambridge supports World Pancreatic Cancer Day

The Cambridge (Trumpington) branch of Waitrose helped to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer this month in partnership with The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, the region’s leading specialist pancreatic cancer support group. Friday 13th November was World Pancreatic Cancer Day and the campaign saw the pancreatic cancer colour of purple being used world-wide to promote awareness of […]

Cake Sale with a Difference Raises £3761!

Tania Lee, and her daughter Gemma, who lost their husband and father (David), respectively, to pancreatic cancer ran a mammoth cake and savoury sale in Stamford town centre to support The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. In spite of battling with heavy rain, public and friends turned out in force. The event was attended by several members […]

Theatre Boost for ECF

Nancy Booth and her family, who are longstanding supporters of The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, put on a series of plays in the Peterborough area to raise money for us. In memory of her father, the plays were staged just before Christmas and were performed by a combination of actors from various groups he was involved […]

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund will deliver the first integrated Regional Support Service for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

One of our key objectives for 2015 has already been met with the launch of a new, integrated regional service for families challenged by pancreatic cancer. Aimed at providing – ‘Support and Friendship for Individuals, Families and Carers living with, and beyond, Pancreatic Cancer’ – the new service brings together Maggie’s cancer support centre,  Macmillan […]

Pool Team Winners Donate £100

The Prince of Wales pool team donated £100 to the Elizabeth Coteman Fund after winning the Newmarket and District Pool League last summer. The donation was the proceeds of a bet with a rival pool team as to who would win the top division. Team members Daniel Anderton and Lyndon Davies decided to donate the […]

More pain and suffering for Gerald!

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund’s dogged athlete, Gerald Coteman, took it on the chin (and everywhere else!) to raise over £1000 for the Fund in the Pain and Suffering Race. The ‘Suffering’ as it is known is one of the hardest obstacle races Great Britain has to offer, having taken inspiration from fell running, cross country […]