I’m concerned

If you are worried about pancreatic cancer it can be an anxious time. You may have questions about what pancreatic cancer is, what the symptoms are and if you have an increased chance of getting the disease. This section will tell you about pancreatic cancer and give you some of the tools and resources to understand the disease.

Take a look at the Symptoms Diary

View and download a Symptoms Diary or order one free of charge.

If you are worried about any symptoms you are experiencing, you can track them using our symptom diary and take it to your GP. You can also see a list of questions it may be useful to ask in medical appointments to help you know if your symptoms are likely to be cancer.

This section also explains how the disease is diagnosed and some of the tests you may have to try and find out what is happening.

Finally, you can read some blogs written by patients and those who care for them, about their own experiences with pancreatic cancer.

COVID-19 update: If you have the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and are referred for scans or other diagnostic tests, you may find that your waiting time increases. Doctors will be working to prioritise testing for people who are most at risk, but some procedures to diagnose pancreatic cancer such as endoscopies may be cancelled in the short term. If you are worried about this, or your symptoms get worse, please contact your doctor.

Patient and Carer stories

In this section you can read real life stories from patients and carers who have shared their stories with us to help you.