Purple Lights UK
Largely organised by individuals affected by the disease, the act of lighting up a focal point in a village, town or city symbolises for many a way to remember loved ones who have sadly died of the disease, as well as celebrate the lives of those that have survived.
Less than 7% of people with pancreatic cancer will survive beyond 5 years in the UK. During November, for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, landmarks around the UK light up purple so to put a spotlight on a disease that deserves more recognition. You can see photos of previous light up by clicking here.
This is an activity supported by the following UK based charities: