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by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Pancreatic cancer stage
Replies: 7
Views: 3861

Re: Pancreatic cancer stage

Hi Sangavasre, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thanks for your post Sangavasre. As my colleague Rachel says, there are different reasons as to why people are not offered chemotherapy after surgery. They have to consider the risks of...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Nutrition
Replies: 2
Views: 843

Re: Nutrition

Hi Jamie, My Name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. I’m so sorry to hear to about your Mum's diagnosis and all the issues she has been having since. It’s understandable that you are so worried about your Mum losing more weight, it must b...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Constant Pain
Replies: 1
Views: 1261

Re: Constant Pain

Hi Cookie, My Name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. I am going to email you directly regarding your Husbands pain, I hope that’s okay. Kindest regards Nicci Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse Pancreatic Cancer UK Support Line open 10am ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Folfirinox..how many rounds?
Replies: 7
Views: 4836

Re: Folfirinox..how many rounds?

Hi taoofpooh, It’s Nicci, one of the support line nurses here. Thank you for your post, I’m sorry you haven’t had any responses as yet from other forum users but hopefully you will soon. Please do feel free to contact us also on the support line to talk this through in more detail. Our support line ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Prostrate
Replies: 1
Views: 2031

Re: Prostrate

Hi Jess,

Nicci here, one of the nurses at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Just to let you know I have emailed you directly with some information regarding this.
I hope it helps.

Nicci
Pancreatic Cancer support nurse
support team
0808 801 0707
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Terrible pain, post whipple.
Replies: 2
Views: 2697

Re: Terrible pain, post whipple.

Hi Jess,

I have sent you a private email,regarding your post above. I hope thats okay.
Kind Regards

Nicci

Pancreatic Cancer specialist nurse
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Support line - 0808 801 0707
open Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm
Email: nurse@pancreaticcancer.org.uk
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Advice from survivors?? I need to save my dad’s life 🙏
Replies: 6
Views: 3481

Re: Advice from survivors?? I need to save my dad’s life 🙏

Hi HopeandPrayers, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses from the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. I am so sorry to hear about your Dad's diagnosis hopeandprayers. I think it might help to have a chat with one of us on the support line so we can help you further with this. Our support line is ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Can PC cause pressure near spleen?
Replies: 2
Views: 2236

Re: Can PC cause pressure near spleen?

Hi Cdcmoon, I have contacted you via email, I hope thats okay. I thought you might like to have a chat with one of us nurses on the support line regarding your symptoms. Our number is 0808 801 0707 and our opening times are Monday-friday 10am-4pm. Kind regards Nicci Pancreatic Cancer UK Specialist N...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed Advanced pancreatic cancer
Replies: 2
Views: 5249

Re: Newly diagnosed Advanced pancreatic cancer

Hi Athena, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at PCUK. Thank you for sharing your story so far although I am so sorry to hear of your Husband's diagnosis, I know this must have been a terrible shock to you both. I am going to email you seperately Athena, ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Writing this to help me cope
Replies: 13
Views: 22507

Re: Writing this to help me cope

Hi Applinappers1, Its Nicci here,one of the nurses from the support line. I am so sorry to hear that you lost your Mum, and so quickly after she was diagnosed. its devastating and as well as greiving I'm sure you will still be in shock, as things happened so quickly. I do hope you have some support ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Help with floating stool and weight loss
Replies: 3
Views: 4788

Re: Help with floating stool and weight loss

Hi JohnDoe60, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works alongside Jeni. I have sent you a direct email with some further information regarding this, I hope thats okay. Kindest Regards Nicci Niici Murphy Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse Support Team Pancreatic Cancer UK email: nurse@pa...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Intense pain
Replies: 1
Views: 3986

Re: Intense pain

Hi Newcopernicus, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thank you for your post on the forum, although I am so sorry to hear that you are in so much pain. I am sure that this is a very worrying time for you. I am going to email you d...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Fortisip drinks
Replies: 1
Views: 10923

Re: Fortisip drinks

Hi Dee123, My name is Nicci, I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thanks for your post Dee123, I’m sorry to hear that your Mum is struggling with the new style drinks. I am not aware of the fortisips being unavailable on the NHS anymore Dee, it might be...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Creon
Replies: 9
Views: 19359

Re: Creon

Hi Jo, Nicci here, one of the nurses that works on the support line at Pancreatic Cancer UK. In terms of the Creon Jo its fine for her to take it half way through as opposed to the very start of her meal as long as it is when she is still actively eating. The enzymes won't work if taken too long aft...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Help - scared
Replies: 3
Views: 9109

Re: Help - scared

Hi Beans, I will email you directly, please note as well that you can call our support line on 0808 801 0707 Monday-Friday 10am-4pm to chat about this in more detail if you like? Kind Regards Nicci Nicci Murphy Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse Support Team Pancreatic Cancer UK email: nurse@pancrea...

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