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by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Scotland Living With Pancreatic cancer support session Tuesday 1st December ion.
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Scotland Living With Pancreatic cancer support session Tuesday 1st December ion.

Join our specialist nurses and other people living with pancreatic cancer at one of our support sessions for people living in Scotland. This session is on Tuesday 1st December 11-12.30am This is an informal session and you will have the opportunity to share your own experiences, ask questions and me...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Loss of appetite/low mood/ severe back pains post whipple
Replies: 2
Views: 1309

Re: Loss of appetite/low mood/ severe back pains post whipple

Hi Mini, Thank you for being in touch on the forum, I am sure you will have some amazing support from some of the forum family here. I appreciate this must be quite a difficult time for you in supporting Mum, and also trying to encourage her and keep her motivated at this time. Mini it may also help...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Living with Pancreatic Cancer online sessions
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Living with Pancreatic Cancer online sessions

We are currently running on line support sessions for those people with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. These are run via Zoom sessions enabling you to join from the comfort of your own home. Upcoming sessions include the following: Wednesday 11th November 11-12.30 - Managing chemotherapy with Jen...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Oct 30, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Life expectancy for Stage IV
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: Life expectancy for Stage IV

Dear Vasil, Welcome to this wonderfully supportive 'forum family' at such a difficult time. I am sorry to hear of Dad's diagnosis and the difficult time you may be having in supporting him Vasil. However reaching out as you have, I am sure you will find support coming your way over the coming days o...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Pancreatic enzyme replacement survey
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Pancreatic enzyme replacement survey

People with pancreatic cancer can experience a lot of problems when it comes to digesting food. Weight loss, diarrhoea and other digestion issues can all have a huge impact on daily life. But too few people get the support they need with these symptoms. We want to change this. If you currently have ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Coping with the mental health aspects of all this.
Replies: 9
Views: 2609

Re: Coping with the mental health aspects of all this.

Dear Borobi, I am so sorry to read your post and hear of your Husband's passing. Please accept our most sincere condolences on behalf of the nurses on this support service Borobi. I am sure this must be such a raw and emotional time for you at present, very difficult days and such an overwhelming ti...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: School reopening
Replies: 1
Views: 1947

Re: School reopening

Hi Jess, Welcome to the forum, I hope you will have some responses from the friendly family here, I appreciate many people are on holiday at present, for much the reason you have been in contact with school returning next week. I hope your husband is recovering well from his operation and will soon ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Advise and support needed
Replies: 1
Views: 2213

Re: Advise and support needed

Hi Leann, Thanks for your post and welcome to this friendly forum. It is good that you have felt able to join and post on the forum, however sorry to hear of Dad's diagnosis. I am sure this must be an anxious and overwhelming time for you all. You will find there is a friendly and supportive family ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Thoracic, abdominal and pelvic CT Scan
Replies: 2
Views: 1989

Re: Thoracic, abdominal and pelvic CT Scan

Good afternoon Bert, Thank you for posting on the forum. I am sure this may have been an anxious time for you if you have had some symptoms that necessitated you having a CT scan. The results you have shared above, do suggest that there is no evidence of PC or any metastases. If you are struggling w...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Dealing with loss at this time
Replies: 1
Views: 3382

Re: Dealing with loss at this time

Dear Deb68, Thank you for sharing your thoughts and welcoming others to do so. As you have shared Deb from your own perspective, this time of lock down and all things related to Covid pandemic may cause reflection and resurfacing of emotions and feelings that we did not expect. We also understand it...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Discussion Forum updates on Thursday 11/6/2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1946

Discussion Forum updates on Thursday 11/6/2020

There will be some maintenance on the Discussion forum with a down time from 10.00am on Thursday 11/6/20 for approximately 2 hours. If posting around this time there will be an online message to highlight when the Forum is unavailable and again when the Forum is available for use. Should you have an...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Sign up for regular updates about Coronavirus
Replies: 0
Views: 2789

Sign up for regular updates about Coronavirus

If you are struggling to keep up with all the coronavirus information that’s out there and what it means for you, sign up to regular email updates from our specialist nurses, Lynne and Emma. This information can be sent directly to you by email, around once a week. You just have to sign up to receiv...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Treatment and Care during Coronavirus
Replies: 0
Views: 3069

Treatment and Care during Coronavirus

We know this is a worrying time for people with pancreatic cancer, and we’re here to support you. The NHS is working hard to keep to plans for essential treatment and care for people with cancer patients, but we know the Coronavirus outbreak may have an impact on these plans. During this time we won...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Stomach tightness
Replies: 4
Views: 5578

Re: Stomach tightness

Good morning Slim Shadey, Thank you for for your post, and welcome to the forum. I am sure you will find the forum family very helpful and supportive in coming time. I am sure your story resonates with so many others Slim and appreciate all you are both coping with at present. Slim it might be helpf...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Exercise suggestions wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 2809

Re: Exercise suggestions wanted

Hi Memorris50, Thank you for your very good question, as you highlight it is very difficult for many people being housebound at present with the current isolation restrictions. You are very sensible in trying to manage your fatigue, and recognise some forms of exercise are important. I have had an e...

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