Sources of support

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with pancreatic there are many support services and forums that offer practical advice and information and a place to engage with others in your situation.

Support and discussion networks

MacMillian –   Offer a support network, discussion forums and local nurses

Marie Curie –   Offer support and advice for carers

Maggie’s Centres –  Maggie’s offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends. Help is offered freely to anyone with any type of cancer. 

Cancer Support Network –  Offer support and advice for people dealuign with cancer

Older People Living With Cancer –  Peer advocates supporting older people affected by cancer

Area specific support groups

Support in Lancashire –  cancer advocacy for the over 50s.

Support group in Lancaster meets monthly – download the latest copy of meeting times – Welcome to the SOS Support Group

Support group in Essex – Essex Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Support group in Dorset – The Purbeck Workshop provides craft classes and activities for people whose lives have been touched by cancer in any way. They provide peer support and friendship in a welcoming environment.

Financial Support

Financial support – 

Benefit rules and changes for people suffering with cancer – 

Ellies Friends – An online platform that enables adults living with cancer to access free and discounted services or products in their area. 

Bereavement support

Offering bereavement support across England, Wales and Northern Ireland –

The Loss Foundation – for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one to cancer