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.
Debra & Phil
Debra shares her and her husband Phil's story. Phil was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018.
Gary shares his experience of his father, Michael, being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2017.
Zoe, 42, was diagnosed with operable cystic carcinoma of the pancreas in 2017.
Maggie’s chemotherapy story
Maggie, 70, was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer in September 2016 and underwent chemotherapy
Maggie, 70, was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer in September 2016
Gill was diagnosed with ampullary carcinoma in 2008 and shares her experience.
Kirsty & Joyce
Kirsty tells the story of her Nan, Joyce's, experience of pancreatic cancer
Debra & Colin
Debra tells the story of her husband, Colin's, experience of metastatic pancreatic cancer
Dean, 41, was diagnosed with an ampullary carcinoma. He had the Whipple's procedure and chemotherapy.
John was diagnosed in 2012 with operable pancreatic adenocarcinoma, and shares his story.
Tricia’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s procedure
Lauren was diagnosed with a glucogonoma in February 2017, when she was 32.