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by Support Team
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Come to our North London Support Day on Thursday 3rd October
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Come to our North London Support Day on Thursday 3rd October

We warmly invite you to join us for a supportive and informative day for people living with pancreatic cancer. This free event includes refreshments and talks about various aspects of pancreatic cancer, including managing your diet and symptoms as well as information about the services we provide fo...
by Support Team
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Come to our Blackburn Support Day on Wednesday 2nd October
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Views: 86

Come to our Blackburn Support Day on Wednesday 2nd October

We warmly invite you to join us for a supportive and informative day for people living with pancreatic cancer. This free event includes refreshments and talks about various aspects of pancreatic cancer, including managing your diet and symptoms as well as information about the services we provide fo...
by Support Team
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: LGBT Palliative Care Focus Group - 11th September, Manchester
Replies: 0
Views: 118

LGBT Palliative Care Focus Group - 11th September, Manchester

The Manchester Macmillan Supportive and Palliative Care Service are holding a focus group on Wednesday 11th September from 11am - 1pm and would love to hear from LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) individuals if: - You are living with a life-limiting condition or illness - You are caring for...
by Support Team
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Peer to peer support for people having surgery
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Peer to peer support for people having surgery

Having surgery for pancreatic cancer can be a difficult and worrying time, and it can help to talk things through with someone who knows what it is like. Side by Side is a telephone support service for people with pancreatic cancer who have had, or are likely to have, surgery to remove their cancer,...
by Support Team
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Updated information on pain and pancreatic cancer
Replies: 0
Views: 1708

Updated information on pain and pancreatic cancer

We have recently updated our booklet, Pain and pancreatic cancer. Different people have different levels of pain. If you do have pain it is important that you ask for help early on to help you deal with it. This booklet can help with this, and includes information on who can help you to manage your ...
by Support Team
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Important information about the supply of Creon 40,000
Replies: 0
Views: 1625

Important information about the supply of Creon 40,000

We would like to let you know that Mylan, the company that makes Creon, will not be making Creon 40,000 from June 2019. This is because they can't get enough of the enzymes used to make the 40,000 capsules. These are different to the enzymes used for the 10,000 and 25,000 capsules. The 10,000 and 25...
by Support Team
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Sharing your story with others
Replies: 0
Views: 1986

Sharing your story with others

We are keen to hear from people who are interested in sharing their story on our website. Sharing your experience can help others understand what it’s like to have pancreatic cancer, or care for someone with pancreatic cancer. It can help others realise they are not alone, and that other people have...
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: 2326

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: 3960

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: 50288

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: 6254

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: 5777

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: 6556

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: 19700

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: 9100

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...

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