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Operable pancreatic cancer

  • Tom

    12 September 2018

    Tom shares his experience of being diagnosed with operable pancreatic cancer when he was 42 years old. 

    On the 24th January 2018, out of the blue, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Up until the New Year I had been feeling fine. I had just enjoyed a lovely festive season with friends and family and everything seemed normal. 

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  • Zoe

    25 April 2018

    Zoe, diagnosed with operable cystic carcinoma of the pancreas in 2017.

    October 2017, I’m 42, look well, feel well, fit, leading a healthy lifestyle and looking forward to what life has in store for me. Then the bombshell drops. Diagnosis – Cystic carcinoma of the Pancreas. Cystic what!? Panic sets in. I’m 42, this can’t be happening.

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  • Gill M

    28 November 2017

    Gill, diagnosed with ampullary carcinoma in 2008.

    I was diagnosed on December 12 2008. CT scan following ultra-sound and My GP had observed my symptoms over about 4 weeks, during which there was significant weight-loss, loss of appetite, fatigue and ultimately jaundice. I was sent for an ultra-sound scan followed by a CT scan, which found I had ampullary carcinoma.

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