Pancreatic cancer awareness

A man in the Midlands who has been diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer wants to raise awareness of the disease - it's the fifth most common cause of cancer death.

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Pancreatic Cancer: the facts

It is the fifth most common cancer in the UK

By 2030 it will replace breast cancer as the 4th biggest cancer killer in the UK

Pancreatic cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the pancreas grow out of control

Only one per cent of cancer research funding is dedicated to it

Just 3% of those diagnosed survive for five years

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