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.
Theresa was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer in September 2018, and had FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy.
Alan was diagnosed with a tumour in his bile duct in 2017 – he had a Whipple’s operation followed by chemotherapy.
Miriam shares her experience of being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer when she was 86 years old.
David & Wendy
David shares the story of his wife, Wendy, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016
Dean’s experience of chemotherapy after surgery
Dean was diagnosed with an ampullary carcinoma when he was 41. He had the Whipple's procedure and is now sharing his experience of having chemotherapy after surgery
Rob & June
Rob remembers his wife June, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014, and talks about coping with the loss of a loved one
Tom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer when he was 61. He shares his experience of diagnosis, surgery, and recovery
Tom shares his experience of being diagnosed with operable pancreatic cancer when he was 42
Sarah share’s the story of her Dad, John, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer aged 64
James shares his story of being diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer in 2016 and having treatment, including irreversible electroporation (NanoKnife®)
Jo shares her story of being diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour.
Peter, 58, was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer in 2018