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by Support Team
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Meet Nurse Dianne at our Swindon Support Day on Tuesday 19th November
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Meet Nurse Dianne at our Swindon Support Day on Tuesday 19th November

If you live in the Swindon area, why not join us for a supportive and informative day for people living with pancreatic cancer? Our nurse, Dianne, will be running a free Living with Pancreatic Cancer Support Day on Tuesday 19th November from 12pm - 5pm. The day will include refreshments and talks ab...
by Support Team
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Meet Nurse Nicci at our Swansea Support Day on Tuesday 12th November
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Views: 122

Meet Nurse Nicci at our Swansea Support Day on Tuesday 12th November

If you live in the Swansea area, why not join us for a supportive and informative day for people living with pancreatic cancer? Our nurse, Nicci, will be running a free Living with Pancreatic Cancer Support Day on Tuesday 12th November from 1.30pm - 5pm. The day will include refreshments and talks a...
by Support Team
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Guidance and rules
Topic: Terms of Use for our Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Terms of Use for our Forum

The forums have been set up for people affected by pancreatic cancer to offer and receive support. The forums have been designed to primarily: • Provide practical and emotional support to users; • Enable individuals to share real life experiences with groups of people who understand and are going th...
by Support Team
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Come to a support day run by our nurses this November
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Views: 3967

Come to a support day run by our nurses this November

This November, we're holding Living with Pancreatic Cancer Support Days in the following locations: Newcastle - Friday 8th November Swansea - Tuesday 12th November 2019 Nottingham - Wednesday 13th November 2019 Swindon - Tuesday 19th November 2019 Glasgow - Friday 22nd November 2019 These free event...
by Support Team
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Macmillan LGBT Cancer Programme Merseyside - Share your experience
Replies: 0
Views: 2266

Macmillan LGBT Cancer Programme Merseyside - Share your experience

The Macmillan LGBT Cancer Programme Merseyside is engaging with LGBT people living with cancer and their carers to learn from their experiences and influence services. We run a LGBT Cancer User Involvement Group, which meets regularly with the aim of providing peer support and advocating the needs o...
by Support Team
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Updated chemotherapy information
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Views: 1214

Updated chemotherapy information

We have updated our information on Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer. This information covers how chemotherapy is used for pancreatic cancer, and how it can affect you. There is information on what to expect during your treatment, and how the possible side effects can be managed. Read more, or orde...
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
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Views: 1011

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
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Views: 2493

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: 2409

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: 2728

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: 3094

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
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Views: 4703

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: 51573

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: 7022

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: 6589

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...

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