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Pancreatic Cancer UK Public Awareness Poll

Poll of UK adults on behalf of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

  • Whilst the vast majority of UK adults (97%) said that they had heard of pancreatic cancer, fewer than four in ten (36%) said that they knew ‘something’ or ‘a lot’ about the disease
  • 71% of respondents could not name a single symptom of pancreatic cancer unprompted
  •  Whilst more people could correctly pick some symptoms from a list, knowledge levels were still very low, with only one in five (21%) recognising that a key symptom like yellow skin or eyes was associated with the disease.


Date Published: 04/08/2015

Categories: Health | Public and communities | Social | UK


ComRes interviewed 2,158 UK adults online between 10th and 12th July 2015. Data was weighted to be representative of all UK adults aged 18+.

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