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Carers Stories

The stories contained in these pages contain the views and opinions of the individuals who have written them and do not necessarily reflect the views of Pancreatic Cancer UK. 

  • Jasmyn

    10 March 2020

    Jasmyn shares her experience, as both her Mum and Dad were diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in 2016.

    Both of our parents were diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer in 2016. Our mother, Debbie, was diagnosed at age 61 in August; our father, Michael, was diagnosed at age 63 in October. Dad seemed to find some pride in telling people what a statistical anomaly they were.

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  • Kenny & Ishbel

    19 February 2020

    Kenny shares the story of his wife, Ishbel, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019.

    As we were leaving the hospital that day the nurse did say to Ishbel ‘was she feeling an itch?’ to which Ishbel replied ‘No’ – little did we know at that time what was to come.

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  • Clarice & Lee

    6 February 2020

    Clarice shares the story of her Dad, Lee, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer when he was 47.

    On Boxing Day 2016 my father started with extreme bloating and discomfort, and we put it down to eating excessively over Christmas.

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