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  • George

    1 April 2012

    George, 72, diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer adenocarcinoma which had spread to the liver in April 2011.

    I'll never really know, but I guess my problems may have started in September 2010, when I consistently woke up in the middle of each night with a strange feeling in my abdomen which was not painful and which I could only describe to my GP as "butterflies".

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  • Trace

    1 May 2011

    Trace, 60 when diagnosed with inoperable adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas. It was rendered operable by chemotherapy and chemo-radiotherapy.

    I have been physically fit all my life; County Cross-Country runner, football, athletics. I've run more than 100 half marathons including 21 Great North Runs, London Marathons and International Triathlons.

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  • Petra

    1 April 2011

    Petra, diagnosed in 1999 with operable adenocarcinoma of the pancreas - at the age of 47, on 10th December 1999, I developed symptoms of jaundice, pale stools and dark urine. Following blood tests, ultrasound, CT scan and ERCP I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Christmas Eve 1999.

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