Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pancreatic cancer

This information explains what coronavirus might mean for you if you or someone close to you has pancreatic cancer.

We know this is a worrying time for people with pancreatic cancer, but we are here to support you. The information on these pages explains what coronavirus might mean for you if you or someone close to you has pancreatic cancer. There is also information about dealing with the impact of coronavirus, blogs from our specialist nurses, and people’s experiences of dealing with pancreatic cancer at the moment.

If you have any questions about coronavirus and pancreatic cancer, you can speak to our specialist nurses on our free Support Line.

What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Find out more about coronavirus, what to do if you have symptoms, including getting tested, and where you can find more information.

What is coronavirus (COVID-19)?

How will coronavirus affect people with pancreatic cancer?

We explain what coronavirus means for you if you have pancreatic cancer. There is also information on the latest guidelines on social distancing and support bubbles.

How will coronavirus affect me?

What does coronavirus mean for my treatment?

We explain what coronavirus means for you if you are having treatment for pancreatic cancer, such as chemotherapy or surgery.

What does coronavirus mean for my treatment?

What should you do if you have symptoms of pancreatic cancer?

If you have symptoms of pancreatic cancer, it’s really important that you contact your GP. We explain what to do if you have symptoms of pancreatic cancer during the coronavirus pandemic.

Information for people with symptoms of pancreatic cancer

Coronavirus vaccine and pancreatic cancer

Find out about the vaccine and what this means for people with pancreatic cancer, including who can have the vaccine, and how you will have it.

Find out more about the vaccine

Take part in NHS survey for people with cancer looking at how well the vaccines work

The NHS has launched a COVID Cancer Antibody Survey in England to look at antibody responses to the COVID-19 vaccines among cancer patients. It is calling on cancer patients to sign up now.

Find out more about the survey

Information about coronavirus for families

This information is for families to help them support someone with pancreatic cancer during the coronavirus pandemic.

Information for families

Dealing with the emotional impact of coronavirus

You may be worried about getting coronavirus and getting seriously ill from it. And you might be concerned about its impact your cancer treatment, and changes to lockdown. We have information on dealing with different feelings during coronavirus.

Dealing with the emotional impact of coronavirus

Read people's experience of pancreatic cancer and coronavirus

People affected by pancreatic cancer share their experience of coping during coronavirus. Read stories from people having treatment and from people in recovery.

Read people's stories

Dealing with the practical impact of coronavirus

We explain how to get practical support if you have pancreatic cancer, or if you are self-isolating due to coronavirus. There is information on getting food and supplies, as well information about finances and returning to work.

Practical information and support

Blogs from our nurses

Read blogs from our nurses to help you deal with coronavirus.

Nurses' blogs

How can we help?

Speak to our nurses

If you have any questions or worries about coronavirus and how this may affect you and your treatment, you can speak to our specialist nurses on our free Support Line.

Living with Pancreatic Cancer support sessions

Our online support sessions are hosted by our specialist nurses, and cover a range of topics to help you live as well as you can with pancreatic cancer.  You will have the chance to connect with others with pancreatic cancer and share your experiences.

Our online discussion forum

The forum is a supportive online space where everyone affected by pancreatic cancer can be there for each other at any time. You can ask questions and share experiences with people who understand what you are going through.  

Find more ways we can support you

Has your treatment been affected by coronavirus?

We want to know how coronavirus has affected treatment and care for pancreatic cancer. Could you complete our survey to help us to understand the experiences of people with pancreatic cancer, and alert health bodies to issues that people are facing?

Complete the survey

The logo of One Cancer Voice, which is a group of charities working together to provide information about coronavirus and cancer.

We are part of the One Cancer Voice group of cancer charities that are working together to provide information about coronavirus and cancer.