10 January 2019
Alan was diagnosed with a tumour in his bile duct in 2017 – he had a Whipple’s operation followed by chemotherapy.
In December 2017, I became ill with stomach discomfort and mild pain; I had to contact NHS 111 out of hours and was referred immediately to a GP at my local hospital’s out of hour’s service. She could see I had symptoms of jaundice, including discoloured urine and yellow skin.
9 August 2018
Jo shares her story of being diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour.
I started running when I was 40 and whilst training hard for a running event, I started to get regular and painful indigestion. Every time I bent over doing something physical like gardening I would get acid reflux. I visited my GP and was given omeprazole to treat my symptoms.
22 June 2017
Lauren, 32, was diagnosed with a glucogonoma in February 2017 - I was diagnosed as having a 4cm tumour in my pancreas at the start of Feb 2017, after being admitted once again to hospital. I was really poorly. I couldn't eat or keep anything down, not even water and since November 2016 I had lost a lot of weight.