Real Life Stories
In this section you will find real life stories from people affected by pancreatic cancer. These stories provide examples of how people are diagnosed, the treatment they have, their experiences and how they take care of themselves.
Heather & Stephen
Heather shares her story, after her husband Stephen was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in 2019.
Anne’s husband David was diagnosed with a pancreatic tumour 8 years ago. She shares their experience to help others.
Michael was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016. He had surgery and chemotherapy and shares his experience and recovery.
Julie shares her experience after her husband Stephen was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 2020.
Julia shares her experience of pancreatic cancer, after her husband Rob was diagnosed in 2018.
Geoff shares his experience after being diagnosed with Ampullary adenocarcinoma in 2018
Stuart has pancreatic cancer, and is shielding at home with his wife and 19-year old daughter. He made a video to talk about how he is coping, and the decision he made about his treatment.
Roy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014, and shares his experience of isolating at home
Karen was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2010. She shares how she is coping during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bryony was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019, and shares how the coronavirus and shielding has affected her and her family.
Jasmyn shares her experience, as both her Mum and Dad were diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in 2016
Kenny & Ishbel
Kenny shares the story of his wife, Ishbel, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019. Ishbel had chemotherapy and a Whipple's procedure.