Recovery from surgery stories

Robert
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Robert

10 November 2021

Robert went to his GP suffering from nausea and was quickly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, aged 59. He talks about getting treatment and taking part in a clinical trial.

John & Cath
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John & Cath

9 November 2021

Cath’s husband, John, was diagnosed in 2020 and had surgery followed by chemotherapy. A year on, they’re feeling positive and looking to the future.

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Sammi

27 September 2021

Sammi was 34 when she was diagnosed, and pregnant with her first child. She talks about getting a second opinion, having treatment with chemotherapy, Nanoknife® and the Whipple’s procedure, and reflects on her journey.

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Trevor

13 July 2021

Trevor was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014. Almost seven years on, he shares his experience of having Whipple’s procedure and chemotherapy and keeping fit and well.

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Tricia’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s procedure

24 June 2017
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Graham’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s operation

4 February 2015

Graham's story - he had a Whipple's operation to treat pancreatic cancer

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Cliff’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s procedure

1 July 2012

Diagnosed with operable adenocarcinoma in the head of the pancreas in 2009

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Carole’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s procedure

1 July 2012

Diagnosed with operable adenocarcinoma in 2009

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Lynne’s experience of recovering from a Whipple’s procedure

1 July 2012

My surgery took place in October 2009 and my recovery took rather longer than expected and was more traumatic than anyone anticipated.

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Glen’s experience of recovery from a Whipple’s procedure

1 July 2012

Diagnosed with inoperable adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas in 2008