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Operable pancreatic cancer

  • Teresa

    14 November 2019

    Teresa was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018 when she was 68, she had a Whipple’s procedure and chemotherapy.

    I hadn’t even heard of pancreatic cancer and I never thought it could happen to me. All I had ever heard about was breast, lung and some of the other more well known ones.

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  • Carole

    14 October 2019

    Updated October 2019

    Carole was diagnosed with operable pancreatic cancer when she was 41, in 2019 she celebrated 10 years since her diagnosis.

    I am more than delighted to still be here 10 years on, especially as I am in really good health with a full and positive life. The past stays with you but the future isn’t yet written and I intend to still be here in a further 10 years and still enjoying life. 

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  • Liz

    11 March 2019

    Liz shares her story of having surgery within 12 days of her pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

    In December 2017 I started to feel unwell and I couldn’t eat. I was on Slimming World and just thought that my shrinking appetite would help the weight loss. Two weeks out of four I went to Slimming World and I was awarded ‘Slimmer of the Week’. I kept telling everyone that it was because I wasn’t eating mince pies – I love mince pies.

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