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by Support Team
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: New guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer
Replies: 0
Views: 238

New guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer

This year, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produced the first ever guidelines for the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer. We have updated our patient charter to include these guidelines. The patient charter explains the care you should expect and receive durin...
by Support Team
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: New booklet about end of life care
Replies: 0
Views: 1717

New booklet about end of life care

You may have already seen on social media and our website that we have recently produced a new booklet, Pancreatic cancer and end of life care. We have produced this because people have told us that they struggle to find specific information about what might happen in the last few months of life and...
by Support Team
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Don’t know where to start
Replies: 62
Views: 27789

Re: Don’t know where to start

Dear Christine 49, I am so sorry to hear that Mum has had an awful time recently. These last few weeks must have been very difficult for you. I hope you dont mind, but there appears to be several things going on for Mum right now, so I will email you separately....I hope this is okay? With kindest r...
by Support Team
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Access to Abraxane granted in England
Replies: 0
Views: 4282

Access to Abraxane granted in England

We are delighted to announce that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today [4 August] notified us of their landmark decision to grant access to the life-extending drug, Abraxane, for people with advanced pancreatic cancer in England. This news is a major success for eve...
by Support Team
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Discussion forum feedback survey
Replies: 0
Views: 3885

Discussion forum feedback survey

Dear All, We are always interested to hear what our forum users think and would really appreciate it if you could take a moment to complete our discussion forum feedback survey. Whether you use the forum to post or contact others on the forum, or if you read the forum without posting, we are very ke...
by Support Team
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Upcoming support group meetings
Replies: 0
Views: 4566

Upcoming support group meetings

Have you seen our Support Groups map on our website? Our map allows you to search for pancreatic cancer Support Groups near you: https://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/information-and-support/get-support/support-groups/support-groups-map/ You can also keep up-to-date with any forthcoming meetings here:...
by Support Team
Mon May 22, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Guidance and rules
Topic: Aims and guidelines of the forum
Replies: 0
Views: 10466

Aims and guidelines of the forum

The forum have been set up for people affected by pancreatic cancer to offer and receive support. The aims of the forum are to: • Provide practical and emotional support • Share real life experiences with a group of people who understand and are going through similar experiences themselves • Provide...
by Support Team
Mon May 22, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Guidance and rules
Topic: How we moderate
Replies: 0
Views: 6670

How we moderate

How we moderate Our team of specialist nurses moderate the forum during the working week. Our aim when moderating is to keep the forum safe and legal and the nurses aim to monitor all messages to preserve the supportive nature of the forums. The nurses will also occasionally post on the forums or em...
by Support Team
Mon May 22, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Guidance and rules
Topic: Using the forums and online safety
Replies: 0
Views: 7140

Using the forums and online safety

Remember your message can be seen by anyone browsing the World Wide Web. All messages are indexed by search engines such as Google. This ensures that the site continues to attract new users and the forums remain fresh, but bear this in mind before you go into detail about your diagnosis, treatment o...
by Support Team
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Guidance and rules
Topic: Registering on the forum
Replies: 0
Views: 11426

Registering on the forum

To register with the Pancreatic Cancer UK Forum, click on ‘register’ on the top right hand side of the main forum page. You will need to agree with our terms and conditions and community guidelines to proceed. You will be required to choose a unique username and a password and have a valid email add...
by Support Team
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Guidance and rules
Topic: How to post messages
Replies: 0
Views: 7588

How to post messages

Before you post on the forum, make sure you are logged in. You can then either start a new topic or reply to other posts. Selecting the “New Topic” button in a forum will take you to the posting screen. After submitting your post, a new topic will appear in that forum with your post as the last disp...
by Support Team
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!
Replies: 433
Views: 125157

Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Dandygal76 wrote: > Still no results! I will be kicking some arse tomorrow and so we will have > them come what may. > > I am crusading (when am I not)! I have e-mailed on various fronts and > requested a 10 minute slot at the next PC parliamentary committee to give a > 10 minute presentation from t...
by Support Team
Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Irinotecan hydrochloride nanoliposomal injections
Replies: 11
Views: 10027

Re: Irinotecan hydrochloride nanoliposomal injections

Hi all,

Pancreatic Cancer UK is preparing responses to current consultations about Onivyde and will be considering all comments on this thread when doing so, so please keep them coming.

Kevin Armstrong
Head of Policy and Campaigns (Maternity Cover)
by Support Team
Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Pancreatic Cancer UK Discussion Forum & Support Line Service
Replies: 0
Views: 9423

Pancreatic Cancer UK Discussion Forum & Support Line Service

On occasion we do need to remind all discussion forum users of the guidance and rules of the discussion forum. The registration information makes it clear that information on the forum does not constitute medical advice. The information contained in these discussion forums is shared in a supportive ...
by Support Team
Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: An update on our achievements during our awareness month
Replies: 0
Views: 5396

An update on our achievements during our awareness month

Here at the Pancreatic Cancer UK offices, we have been rounding up the stats and looking at all the achievements of this year’s PCAM – our Pancreatic Cancer awareness month which took place in November. Throughout PCAM, we are very pleased to say that 126 buildings nationwide lit up purple, includin...

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