Set up a Support Group
Pancreatic Cancer Support Groups
We are aware that there are very few pancreatic cancer support
groups nationally. Aiding our supporters to set up local support
groups is a very new initiative for Pancreatic Cancer UK and
although we do not run groups ourselves we can provide a helping
hand to get your started.
There are many advantages of having a pancreatic cancer support
group which include an exchange of information about personal
experiences, mutual empathy and understanding, encouragement,
support and a sense of belonging.
In addition to these factors a group approach to local lobbying
and fundraising can often be more influential and persuasive than a
Support groups have been shown to improve adjustment, mood and
quality of life for people affected by cancer.
Support groups are fundamentally about human warmth, friendship
and companionship with people who have had or are having the same
experience as one another.
Currently we have one active group in the Dorset area.
The group also organises fundraising events within the area for
Pancreatic Cancer UK and has already attracted local MP and media
If you would like to set up a group in your area please
email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out
this form, and we'll be in touch