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by Support Team
Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Welcome to this new sub forum
Replies: 92
Views: 128620

Welcome to this new sub forum

Welcome to this new sub forum. We hope this will be a forum specifically for ‘patients only’ (e.g. newly diagnosed, recovering from surgery, having chemotherapy or patients in follow up) to use. As the main forum has many opportunities for carers, partners, relatives to post threads alongside patien...
by Support Team
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Special issue of Nature Reviews focused on pancreatic cancer
Replies: 0
Views: 6694

Special issue of Nature Reviews focused on pancreatic cancer

The journal 'Nature Reviews' has brought out a specific issues focusing on pancreatic cancer. The issue contains five specially commissioned review articles on hot topics within the field of pancreatic cancer. The review articles look at new biomarkers and targets in pancreatic cancer, the diagnosti...
by Support Team
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: MY MUM
Replies: 54
Views: 32350

Re: MY MUM

I am very sorry to hear that your Mum has died. Please accept my condolences on behalf of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Anna
by Support Team
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Mother in Law update
Replies: 31
Views: 18439

Re: Mother in Law update

I am very sorry to hear that your mother in law has died. Please accept my condolences on behalf of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Anna
by Support Team
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: brother dying so much unresolved in his life
Replies: 66
Views: 36704

Re: brother dying so much unresolved in his life

I am very sorry to hear that your brother has died. Please accept my condolences on behalf of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Anna
by Support Team
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Firefighting link to PC?
Replies: 3
Views: 6982

Re: Firefighting link to PC?

Dear Sarah, I am sorry to hear that you father has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. I have carried out a bit of searching into any link between pancreatic cancer and the fire fighting profession. I found a UK report which looks at the occupational health risks for firefighters. This report rev...
by Support Team
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Come on Eileen (My Mam) Died 11.08.12
Replies: 70
Views: 39173

Re: Come on Eileen (My Mam)

Hi Rachel, I know that you have received lots of helpful information on Creon from Laura's posts. I just thought you might also like to have a look at our information on Creon which you can find here http://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/information-and-support/living-with-pancreatic-cancer/living-with...
by Support Team
Thu May 03, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Promising new treatment studied for pancreatic cancer
Replies: 0
Views: 6260

Promising new treatment studied for pancreatic cancer

Scientists from Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Research Institute and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have shown, in human cancer cells and mice, that a gene called USP9x is switched off through chemical tags on the DNA's surface.

They believe the gene could be faulty in some pancreatic cancers...
by Support Team
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Gary 3.5.65 - 19.4.2012
Replies: 10
Views: 6419

Re: Gary 3.5.65 - 19.4.2012

Dear Deb,

I am so sorry to hear Gary has passed away. Please accept my condolences and those of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

I am thinking of you and your family.

Anna
by Support Team
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: my wife
Replies: 45
Views: 22128

Re: my wife

Hi Drew, Jeni is on leave this week so I am responding on her behalf. That is a fantastic amount of money you have raised, I'm sure Heather would be very proud. I'm afraid I'm not aware of any specific pancreatic cancer charities based in Northern Ireland. In terms of Pancreatic Cancer UK, we try to...
by Support Team
Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Metformin may improve survival in pancreatic cancer patients
Replies: 0
Views: 6374

Metformin may improve survival in pancreatic cancer patients

Metformin use may improve survival in pancreatic cancer patients with diabetes Pancreatic Cancer UK is excited by research findings suggesting that taking metformin may improve survival in pancreatic cancer patients who have diabetes. The findings were from a small scale retrospective study carried ...
by Support Team
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: News archive
Topic: New research on improving effectiveness of treatment
Replies: 0
Views: 5933

New research on improving effectiveness of treatment

Research teams in UK and USA both make significant breakthrough in improving the effectiveness of treatment for pancreatic cancer Research teams in the UK and USA have both just shown that an enzyme called PEGPH20 or hyaluronidase acts to allow higher concentrations of drugs into pancreatic cancer t...
by Support Team
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: News archive
Topic: Aspirin: possible uses for cancer prevention?
Replies: 0
Views: 6601

Aspirin: possible uses for cancer prevention?

Three new studies published by The Lancet today suggest fresh evidence that an aspirin a day may help prevent cancer. Alex Ford, Chief Executive says: "Pancreatic Cancer UK is very interested in the new research into the benefits of taking aspirin in terms of preventing cancer and reducing the risk ...
by Support Team
Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: purchasing medications
Replies: 1
Views: 4783

Re: purchasing medications

Hi, Thank you for highlighting these problem posts and providing this warning to people. We have spotted the posts and removed them. We try to check all registrations for the forums to ensure that people who post these types of messages are not registered as forum users, however occasionally we miss...
by Support Team
Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Bereaved Partners Support Group
Replies: 0
Views: 6532

Bereaved Partners Support Group

Hi We have been contacted by the Bereaved Partners Support Group who asked us to make details of their group available. The Bereaved Partners Support Group (BPSG) is a support group for people who lose their loved ones to cancer, and is the first group of its kind. The aim of the group is to create ...

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