If you have just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, or someone close to you has, you will probably have all sorts of questions. We have lots of information about what to expect. You can also speak to our specialist nurses on our free and confidential Support Line about any questions.
You can download or order our publications or click on the links below to find out more.
It may come as a shock to be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. You may have all sorts of emotions, questions and concerns, and your family may also be struggling to come to terms with your diagnosis. There is support available to help you and your family cope.
Our booklet, Pancreatic cancer: An overview of diagnosis and treatment, is for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and their family and friends. It gives an introduction to pancreatic cancer and explains your diagnosis and treatment options. It also has information about coping with pancreatic cancer, and the support available. Download or order your free copy below.
Our newly diagnosed pack is for people recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It contains key information and a range of our publications, including our booklet: An overview of diagnosis and treatment. The pack has information on treatment options and managing symptoms. It can also help answer your questions and get support.
What to expect from your care
Everyone being diagnosed and treated for pancreatic cancer should expect a good standard of care. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have produced guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer. Read more about the standard of care you should expect and the NICE guidelines. This may help you and your family understand the care you should have and make decisions about your treatment.
Use the links below to find more information on pancreatic cancer:
Published August 2018