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.
23 August 2016
Updated August 2017
Carole, diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2014.
I wanted to write this because my experience is different from anyone else’s that I could find at the time of my diagnosis. Hopefully it might help someone else who is in my position.
8 January 2015
Updated January 2018
Roxanne, 26, diagnosed in 2014 with malignant pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour.
My pancreatic cancer journey has been a little different to usual. My family and I have a genetic condition called von Hippel Lindau disease which means we are prone to tumours and cysts on various parts of the body: brain, kidneys, eyes, adrenal glands and more, which can be malignant but are mostly benign. We attend annual screening to check for new growths. When I was called back for an MRI after my annual ultrasound in October 2013 of my pancreas and kidneys, I didn't think too much of it.