Our support

Whenever hope is hard, we are here so that people don’t have to face pancreatic cancer alone.  

We’re here to help people affected by pancreatic cancer make sense of a diagnosis, to offer practical and emotional support and help guide them if they ever feel lost. 

Our friendly specialist nurses are just a phone call or email away. It’s a completely free service and we help thousands of people each year.  

Our nurses are experts in pancreatic cancer and are happy to talk for as long as you like. Whether you have a long list of questions or don’t know where to start, we’re here to help. From tailored information on diagnosis and treatments to managing symptoms, they can help with all the practical things that cancer can throw at you. And if you just need someone to talk to, someone who understands, they can bring comfort, reassurance and help you cope with the emotional impact of pancreatic cancer.    

Contact a nurse

If you, or a loved one, are facing pancreatic cancer, you can call Nicci or one of our other nurses on the Support Line today.

Call 0808 801 0707 or send our nurses an email.

Find out more

Our specialist nurses at a glance:

  • Our Support Line nurses help around 5,000 people a year.
  • Between them, our 7 nurses have more than 100 years of experience working in pancreatic cancer.
  • All of our nurses have worked in the NHS before working for Pancreatic Cancer UK.
  • Our nurses have been awarded Silver Awards by the Chief Nursing Officer for NHS England.
  • 96% of callers said they were satisfied with the service and would call again.

Meet our nurses

Expert information

Our free information covers everything about pancreatic cancer to help people understand their diagnosis, ask questions, make decisions and live as well as they can. It’s been reviewed by experts, is easy to understand and can be accessed whenever needed. Last year, over 800,000 people accessed our information online.

Information about pancreatic cancer

Online support

We run regular Living with Pancreatic Cancer online support sessions via Zoom. Hosted by our specialist pancreatic cancer nurses, they give people with pancreatic cancer the chance to connect with others across the UK who have also been diagnosed; ask questions, share experiences, support each other and feel understood.

Online support sessions

Other types of support

Find out about the other types of support, from our telephone service run by trained volunteers who are having surgery, to regional support groups and an online forum.

More information on support