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Cambridge Pancreatic Cancer Symposium 2013

The following topics were covered at this year’s symposium:

Tumour Immunology
Troublesome Symptoms
Pancreatic Cancer Research: Current Perceptions
Genetics and Early Detection

The flyer and agenda for the symposium are available online.

Congratulations to our poster prize winners:

First Prize: Ilse Oosterom, University Medical Centre Utrecht
“Inhibition of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans Enhanced Signaling in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Reduces EMT”

Second Prize: Serena Lunardi, University of Oxford
“ Upregulation of Stromal IP-10 in PDAC Correlates with the Recruitment of T Regulatory Cells”


Audio recordings of the talks and panel discussions are available here

We gratefully acknowledge support from the following organisations for providing funding for the symposium:




The Elizabeth Coteman Fund was set up by the Coteman family in memory of Elizabeth Coteman, an outstanding wife and mother, who died from pancreatic cancer on 22 April 2010 at the age of 59.
The work of the Fund focuses on two related issues, both of which are designed to tackle the worst effects of pancreatic cancer and find solutions for future sufferers:

  • Support for patients, families and carers
  • Support for research

As well as providing direct financial support where it is needed, the Fund acts as a think-tank and advocate on issues affecting patients and their families. Amongst its priorities are:

  • Greater general awareness of pancreatic cancer
  • Greater empowerment for patients and carers
  • An improved patient experience and quality of life
  • Better patient access to clinical trials