This website www.pancreaticcanceraction.org (the Website) relates to the charity Pancreatic Cancer Action (“PCA”). The use of the Website is governed by the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) and contains information relevant to the UK.

Your participation in and use of this Website and PCA social media under the administrative control of PCA (“PCA Social Media”) constitutes acceptance of and agreement to these Terms and Conditions from the date of your first use of the Website.

Pancreatic Cancer Action (“PCA”) reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes to the Terms and Conditions online.  Your continued use of this Website and PCA Social Media after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the amended Terms and Conditions.


The information contained in this website is not intended to constitute, or to be a substitute for, professional medical advice, nor does it purport to be.   A user of this website (“User”) should not rely upon the information contained in its pages to provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, treatment or services.  The intention of this website is to provide general information for educational purposes only in accordance with the charitable aims and objectives of Pancreatic Cancer Action.

The information provided in the pages of this website is not a substitute for medical or professional advice or care, and should not be relied upon as such.  Any User of this site shall not substitute the information contained in these pages for consultation with or advice from a medical professional such as a GP, specialist consultant or other qualified healthcare provider.

Pancreatic Cancer Action shall not be liable or responsible to any person or organisation in any way for any course of treatment, diagnosis, service, product or any other information that may have been taken directly or indirectly as a result of accessing this website and the information contained within it.   Any action taken by any person or organisation as a result of the information contained within this website is done so entirely at their own risk.

Medical information changes constantly. Whilst PCA endeavour to ensure that information is current, up-to-date, balanced and in line with our policy of regular review, the information in this website should not be considered complete or exhaustive, nor should the User rely upon such information to recommend a course of treatment.

PCA makes every effort to ensure that the information contained in its pages is accurate, up to date and objective.  The information is intended to be useful, supportive and informative to those who have an interest in pancreatic cancer.   The information is not intended to replace medical advice given by a suitably qualified medical practitioner.  If you are at all concerned about symptoms or your health arising from the information contained in our Website you should consult your GP or Clinician for advice.

External website links

The Website may contain links to other websites that PCA consider may provide useful information to users. PCA endeavours to ensure that the information it signposts Users to is useful and relevant to pancreatic cancer.  However, in placing links to other websites PCA does not recommend, endorse or represent that the information contained in any external website contains information that is accurate or up to date, nor does the content of such sites necessarily represent the views of PCA.  PCA are not responsible for the content of any external websites to which it provides a link and Users are responsible for using the content of such websites at their own discretion.

Pancreatic Cancer Action takes no responsibility whatsoever for the content of any website linked to this website directly or indirectly.  It does not recommend, endorse or promote any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be provided on external websites.  Such external websites may contain text, graphics, images or information that a User may find offensive (e.g., sexually explicit).  Pancreatic Cancer Action has no control over the content of external websites and accepts no responsibility for such content.

PCA Website content

PCA seek to ensure that information contained in the Website is current, accurate and up-to-date.  If you are an organisation and you wish to refer to the information contained in this Website please link directly to it to ensure that the information is kept up-to-date and the most accurate and current version remains available to the public.   PCA does not give permission for organisations to copy our information without the relevant acknowledgment and regulation set out above.  Should you require further information about using our information please  contact our Information Manager.

Information Standard Scheme

Information displayed on this website, produced in line with the requirements of the Information Standard Scheme is marked with the Information Standard logo.  Any information not marked with the logo is not included in the scope of the scheme.  Information excluded from the scope of the Information Standard includes:  information produced for the purposes of marketing or fundraising, information which expresses the personal opinion of an individual, information supplied via email or telephone, information targeted at healthcare professionals, user-generated content including, but not limited to, information generated in weblogs, forums, tweets, Facebook posts.  Users of our web-based discussion forums and social media pages are required to read our User Guidelines and Moderation Policy.

Pancreatic Cancer Action shall hold responsibility for the accuracy of the information they publish and neither the Scheme Operator nor the Scheme Owner shall have any responsibility whatsoever for costs, losses or direct or indirect damages or costs arising from inaccuracy of information or omissions in information published on the website on behalf of Pancreatic Cancer Action.