Information booklets for your patients

These award winning booklets are easy to understand and ideal to have at hand to answer questions or concerns your patients may have.

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What is Pancreatic Cancer?
For patients recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.                                    

Booklet 1
-  Description of pancreatic cancer
-  Causes and symptoms
-  What to expect during diagnosis
-  Staging and assessment for treatment
-  Tips about what patients might ask their doctor
-  Glossary of medical terms commonly used

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Surgery for Operable Pancreatic Cancer
For patients eligible for surgery to remove their pancreatic tumour.                              

Booklet 2
-  Different types of surgery available
-  Practical information about their stay in hospital
-  Preparation for surgery 
-  Care after surgery and returning home
-  Seeking a second opinion
-  Considering a clinical trial
-  Questions patients might want to ask their doctor
  

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Treatments to Control Symptoms
For patients who need treatments to control the symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

Booklet 3
-  Stent insertion, ERCP, PTC, Gastro-Jejunostomy, bypass procedures
-  Pain management
-  Seeking a second opinion
-  Considering a clinical trial
-  Questions patients might want to ask their doctor

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Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
For patients being given chemotherapy to treat their pancreatic cancer.

Booklet 4
-  How chemotherapy treatment works
-  How chemotherapy is given
-  Coping with side effects
-  S
eeking a second opinion
-  Clinical trials
-  Questions patients might ask their doctor
-  Glossary of medical terms commonly used


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Diet and Nutrition for Pancreatic Cancer

For patients who need help managing eating and diet related symptoms.

Booklet 5
-  How pancreatic cancer can affect a patients diet and nutrition 
-  Managing poor appetite, weight loss and diarrhoea
-  Mal
absorption and taking enzyme replacements
-  D
ietary supplements
-  Diabetes and diet.


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Recipe Book
For patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and for the people who prepare their meals.

Recipe Book
Featuring over 80 quick, easy and energy dense recipes for meals and snacks that have been created specifically for people who find it hard to maintain a healthy weight during treatment for pancreatic cancer.

Created by dietitians and chefs at University College Cork, based on extensive research into effective diet and nutrition for cancer patients. 


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Eating After a Duodenal Stent
For anyone having surgery to insert a Duodenal Stent. 

Duodenal Stent
The information is applicable to pancreatic cancer patients and to anyone else having a stent inserted.

It contains all of the information you need about eating after you have had a Duodenal Stent inserted. It describes what to expect after your operation and the best foods to eat and avoid.

Developed in conjunction with the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.  

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Pancreatic Cysts & Cystic Tumours
For patients who have been diagnosed with a pancreatic cyst.

Pancreatic Cysts and Cystic Tumours
Written in conjunction with The Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, University College London, this booklet describes the different types of pancreatic cyst, their symptoms and their risks. 

It gives detailed information on the diagnostic tests used, the different types of treatment given for both cancerous and non-cancerous pancreatic cysts.  It includes a glossary to explain many of the terms used.

  

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