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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Sue G

10 September 2014

Sue, 57, diagnosed in 2013 with operable pancreatic adenocarcinoma

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Carole, experience of the effect of pancreatic cancer on diet

1 September 2014

Carole was diagnosed with operable adenocarcinoma. She shares her experience of the effect of pancreatic cancer on diet

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Trevor & Christine

1 September 2014

Trevor's story of his wife Christine, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009

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Peter

1 August 2014

Peter was diagnosed in 2013 with pancreatic adenocarcinoma, and had surgery to remove the cancer.

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Roy

1 June 2014

Roy, 60 - diagnosed in 2014 with operable pancreatic adenocarcinoma

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Steve M

1 June 2014

Steve, 55 was diagnosed in 2013 with inoperable pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

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Karen

1 May 2014

Karen was diagnosed in 2010 with operable pancreatic bile duct cancer.

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Ellen & Tony

1 May 2014

Ellen's story of caring for her partner Tony - diagnosed in 2013 with operable pancreatic adenocarcinoma

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Julie

1 May 2014

Julie was diagnosed in 2013 with a neuroendocrine tumour of the pancreas when she was 39. 

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Eileen

1 March 2014

Eileen's story. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2012. She talks about her continuing chemotherapy treatments

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Jim

11 February 2014

Jim, 36, was diagnosed in 2013 with inoperable pancreatic andenocardinoma with splenic and liver metastases. Read his story here.

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Cliff

1 February 2014

Cliff was 67 when diagnosed with operable adenocarcinoma in the head of the pancreas in 2009.