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by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Losing my Mum and my Grandad 💜
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: Losing my Mum and my Grandad 💜

Dear Littlebird, Thank you for sharing your most heartfelt thoughts. I am sure this has been a sad and emotional time for your family as you mention losing a very special friend in Mum and then your lovely Grandad. It was lovely to hear about your wonderful Grandad, as you mentioned such a great lif...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Weight loss
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: Weight loss

Dear Helen, Thank you for your post on the forum, I am sorry to hear of Dad's struggles at present with the chemotherapy. I am pleased to see some of the wonderful 'forum family' have responded to you and give you some suggestions thus far. As you and others have suggested it sounds that Dad will mo...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Peritoneal mets. Please help
Replies: 10
Views: 861

Re: Peritoneal mets. Please help

Dear Canvip, I am sorry to hear of your sad loss, I am sure these are sad and overwhelming days for you at present. I hope that Mum was comfortable and at peace in her last days and that you were able to be with her. Thank you also for supporting other 'forum family' on this forum. Take care of your...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Water Retention
Replies: 18
Views: 1293

Re: Water Retention

Dear Skippy, How wonderful to hear that your brother has access to the Hospice, they are as you suggest such peaceful and wonderful supportive environments. I hope you may be able to visit your brother and of course other family also during these very special days. We hope that your brother is comfo...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Water Retention
Replies: 18
Views: 1293

Re: Water Retention

Dear Skippy, I am sorry to read your post on the forum, I am sorry to hear you are struggling at present with your Brother's situation. I appreciate this is a very difficult time. It might be helpful if we touch base outside of this forum Skippy, and please do feel free to contact us on the support ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Chemo sickness
Replies: 3
Views: 523

Re: Chemo sickness

Hi Mumshelper, I am sorry to hear Mum is struggling with her first session of chemotherapy. We often suggest to people the first can be so difficult as not knowing what to expect and what might be considered 'normal' at such an abnormal time. I am sure there will be some other wonderful input from t...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: PC in a 24 year old?
Replies: 1
Views: 1105

Re: PC in a 24 year old?

Thanks Nelsson for your post. I appreciate this is a difficult place to post your concerns as you suggest that many people using this forum have a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. As you suggest Nelsson, you are quite young and we appreciate that pancreatic cancer is quite a rare finding in people yo...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Festive Season Support line hours
Replies: 0
Views: 773

Festive Season Support line hours

Over the coming Festive period the support line opening hours are as follows: Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December: 9am - 4pm. Wednesday 23rd December: 10am - 2pm. Thursday 24th December: 10am - 1pm. the support line will be closed on the Public Holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Da...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Bile duct stent & sepsis....
Replies: 2
Views: 1470

Re: Bile duct stent & sepsis....

Dear Ukkird, Thank you for your lovely post and welcome to this forum. As you say, there is a real sense of 'family and community' on this forum. It always lovely to see you all supporting each other through some of the more positive times, and those that are more difficult. I am sure this has not b...
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: 471

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: 1791

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: 513

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: 1372

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: 413

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: 3521

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...

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