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.
Victor’s experience of Gemcitabine and Capecitabine
Victor was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on 25th May 2011 when he was experiencing persistent discomfort in his abdomen. Referral followed to a specialist who confirmed his condition
Nigel, 49, was diagnosed with locally advanced pancreatic cancer in February 2015.
Chic shares his experience of surgery and managing side effects like fatigue.
Dawn was diagnosed with stage 3 pancreatic cancer. She had a Whipple's operation followed by chemotherapy as part of the ESPAC-4 trial
Giles, 44, was diagnosed in 2014 with operable pancreatic cancer. Read his story here.
Graham’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s operation
Graham's story - he had a Whipple's operation to treat pancreatic cancer
Carole was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer following treatment for bowel cancer. Read her story here
Graham was diagnosed in 2009 with operable pancreatic cancer.
Graham’s experience of chemotherapy following surgery
Graham's story. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009. He talks about his experience of chemotherapy following a Whipple's operation
Roxanne, 26, was diagnosed in 2014 with malignant pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour.
Brian, 74, diagnosed in 2014 with pancreatic cancer (adenocarcinoma) Read her story here.
Tracy, 50 was diagnosed in 2013 with inoperable pancreatic adenocarcinoma and liver metastases.