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by Support Team
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Important announcement – please read
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Important announcement – please read

We’re making some changes to our Discussion Forum, and this means there will be an offline period in two weeks’ time. The Forum will go offline at midday on Tuesday 27th April, and will return looking a little different on the morning of Thursday 29th April. If you are a registered user, you should ...
by Support Team
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Did your loved one struggle to get dietary support?
Replies: 0
Views: 504

Did your loved one struggle to get dietary support?

All too often we read on our forum about patients who have struggled with the symptoms of problems with digestion due to their pancreatic cancer, such as weight loss or diarrhoea, but didn’t get the help they needed to manage these symptoms straight away – or at all. Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Th...
by Support Team
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Online surgery support session
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Online surgery support session

If you're in the UK and undergoing surgery, recovering from it, or supporting someone who is, you may benefit from our free online support session tomorrow. The session is run by Di, one of our specialist nurses, and you'll be able to ask any questions you might have. You'll also be able to hear fro...
by Support Team
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Difficult Decision To Make - Advice Please
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: Difficult Decision To Make - Advice Please

Dear Mark, My name is Lynne, I am one of the nurses working on the support line. Thank you for sharing you story on the forum, as a support line nurse we often just cast our eyes over the forum, not in any other capacity other than to offer additional support or advice to people who might find it he...
by Support Team
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy
Replies: 3
Views: 526

Re: Distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy

Dear Daisy1112 My name is Lynne, I am one of the nurses working on the support line. I am pleased that you have felt able to reach out to the forum community, I am sure the fantastic forum family will see your post and reply but I wanted to just let you know that you are also able to speak with us o...
by Support Team
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Online support sessions
Replies: 0
Views: 220

Online support sessions

If you're based in the UK and looking for support for yourself or a loved one with pancreatic cancer, join us for online support sessions on: - Managing Nutrition and Pancreatic Enzymes - Undergoing Surgery and Recovery - Managing Chemotherapy We're also running a Family, Friends and Carers' Cuppa, ...
by Support Team
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Not coping with uncertainty
Replies: 12
Views: 1121

Re: Not coping with uncertainty

Dear Sarah, My name is Lynne and I am one of the nurses working on the support line. I am so sorry to hear about your Mum, I am pleased you felt able to reach out the forum community and its great to see the support & advice from members; it is often so useful to chat with people who have been throu...
by Support Team
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Grief or depression or shock or all of these I don’t know?
Replies: 5
Views: 1292

Re: Grief or depression or shock or all of these I don’t know?

Dear CJG4CJG , My name is Lynne and I am one of the nurses that work with Pancreatic Cancer UK I am so sorry to hear about your loss, please accept my heartfelt condolences. I just wanted to send a quick note; I hope that is OK I am pleased you have felt able to reach out to people on the forum and ...
by Support Team
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 610

Re: Advice please

Dear Julie, My name is Lynne and I am one of the nurses who work on the support line. I am sorry to hear that you haven't been feeling great, it certainly sounds like you are going through a lot with your current symptoms and I think it is understandable and normal to feel some anxiety when things j...
by Support Team
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Coronavirus & pancreatic cancer - has your treatment or care been affected?
Replies: 0
Views: 753

Coronavirus & pancreatic cancer - has your treatment or care been affected?

We're really keen to hear from people with pancreatic cancer, and their loved ones, about their experiences over the course of the pandemic. If you're based in the UK we'd be grateful if you would take a few minutes to fill out this survey: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/WM6T7YJ. By sharing your experienc...
by Support Team
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Living with Pancreatic Cancer - new online support sessions
Replies: 0
Views: 408

Living with Pancreatic Cancer - new online support sessions

We know how important it is to be able to meet others, ask questions, and get support. This is why we launched our online 'Living with Pancreatic Cancer' sessions last year, after the pandemic left us unable to run our in-person support days. We're pleased to say that we're continuing these this yea...
by Support Team
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Feeling robbed.
Replies: 12
Views: 1792

Re: Feeling robbed.

Dear Essee11 and Vasil, My name is Lynne and I am one of the support line nurses. I am so pleased to see that you are finding the support you need on the forum. Often just speaking with people who are going through similar things can be so helpful. You both mention that your family members are havin...
by Support Team
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Pancreatitis 3 Years After Whipple?
Replies: 6
Views: 4057

Re: Pancreatitis 3 Years After Whipple?

Hello, Thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear that your mother in law has recently noticed a change in her general well being. While it is fabulous that she was able to have surgery 3 years ago it can often be concerning when people notice new symptoms or if others appear to be changing. From w...
by Support Team
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Online Support Sessions During Coronavirus
Replies: 0
Views: 3669

Online Support Sessions During Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on everyone’s lives, and if you have pancreatic cancer we know that it has been a very difficult and challenging time. For that reason, we are running a series of free Living with Pancreatic Cancer online support sessions, to help you deal with issues you m...
by Support Team
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Support Line Closed over Bank Holiday Weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 2783

Support Line Closed over Bank Holiday Weekend

Please note that our Support Line service will be closed from Friday 10th April to Monday 13th April due to the Bank holiday.

Normal hours will resume on Tuesday 14th April from 10am - 4pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused/

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