Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer Patient Stories
Anthony was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September 2014.
My father, Tony, was the most beautiful, kind hearted person that you could meet, he worked 6-7 days a week to provide for me and my family, and still had all the time in the world to talk, be my best friend and the best father, husband, son and brother there could be…
Emilee was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May 2015.
She hadn’t been feeling right for several months, maybe about six months or so. She had been losing weight, which is something she had wanted to do, so it did not initially sound any alarms in her head. Well, it might have, but she did not talk about it. She was also not quite right energy wise and was feeling depressed…
Bob was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October 2009.
Ida was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013.
There was problems with her pain management and we had to fight to get something done about it and she was hospitalised and put on a morphine drip which worked. It was then that a scan revealed that the cancer had exploded all over and was the reason for the intense pain she had been experiencing…
Eileen was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August 2015.
I suddenly became very tired with no energy and feeling generally unwell. In January 2011, I was admitted into hospital with what was thought to be a viral infection – I couldn’t stop running to the toilet and had pain in my upper abdomen. I was given antibiotics and sent home after five days…
Christopher was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2012.
Everyone was so supportive, and even though my dad is not here in person I know he is with me and all of my family. He felt guilty because he thought he had brought pain into the house… it wasn’t his fault. This message is to let people know that they are not alone in this! There are millions of people trying to help people like us…
Jacqueline sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer in January 2011, un-diagnosed.
John and Joan
Paul’s parents, John and Joan, were both diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
My Mum was really one of the most selfless people I know. She was a physiotherapist by profession, and she used this experience to work with Voluntary Service Overseas in India for two years. She made lasting professional and personal relationships there, and was highly regarded by all team members she worked with in the UK too…
Kingsley has sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer after his diagnosis in 2015.
So why am I telling my story? Quite simply, to support the nationwide charity, Pancreatic Cancer Action, in their mission to save lives through early diagnosis by raising public awareness of the symptoms of a cancer which the late Hollywood ‘Dirty Dancing’ star, Patrick Swayze, who died from it in 2009, called the most lethal of all…
Lynn sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer just seven weeks after her diagnosis in 2010.
I started looking for information on pancreatic cancer on the internet and could not find anything that said it could be hereditary, my concerns that it would take other family members passed and we got on with life…
She always liked to get involved with her grandchildren’s lives, whether it was watching them play football, performing on stage at theatre school, doing school runs, dentist appointments, tennis tournaments, gymnastic sessions and every Sunday, mom would cook Sunday roast dinners.
Mic was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February 2012 and sadly passed away just three weeks later.
I wondered how I was going to tell my wife and family. I’m a very positive and optimistic person by nature and I started to read the available literature and was determined to take whatever steps necessary to drive and extend these survival rates…
Monica sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2015. In her own words. Monica’s daughter Kate, talks about her mother’s experience.
After battling pancreatic cancer for ten months, Noel sadly passed away from the disease in February 2009.
My dad was 64 years old, was diabetic but a non-smoker and didn’t touch alcohol. Our lives were shattered, we cried and couldn’t believe why would this happened to my dad who was disabled and hard working…
Hindsight is a wonderful thing, especially when I look back to the summer of 2015. “If only” was something I said and thought a lot about last year, since losing my lovely Finnish mum to pancreatic cancer.