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.

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Jamie

24 June 2019

Jamie was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour in 2017. He shares his experience of having surgery to remove his tumour.

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Laraine & John

11 June 2019

Laraine shares her experience of caring for her husband John, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014

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Leonard & Linda

7 June 2019

Leonard shares his wife Linda’s story, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2017.

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Joe

21 May 2019

Joe shares the story of her Dad, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016

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Kate

20 May 2019

Kate shares her story of being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018. She has had FOLFINOX chemotherapy and Nanoknife treatment.

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Peter

13 May 2019

Peter was diagnosed with locally advanced pancreatic cancer in October 2018. He shares his story of diagnosis and his experience of chemotherapy

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Liz

11 March 2019

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

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Val & Phil

19 February 2019

Val shares her husband Phil’s story – he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016 and had surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy

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Andy O

12 February 2019

Andy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018, he had the Whipple’s operation and chemotherapy

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Wendy

12 February 2019

Wendy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2006. 2018 marked 12 years since her diagnosis

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This cancer can’t take my Mum and Grandma and get away with it

6 February 2019

In July 2016 my amazing Grandma was diagnosed with this awful disease.

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Margaret’s story

15 January 2019

Margaret was diagnosed in 2017 and shares her experience of chemotherapy and taking part in a clinical trial.