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When you are diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer, you probably have a lot of questions. You may start thinking about your plans for the end of your life. It can be difficult to know where to start and how best to make these decisions. It may help to start with a list of questions that you can use as a starting point for how you document and tell your friends, family and medical team about what your priorities are at the end of your life.
It can be easier to break your questions down into who, what, where, when and how? Questions like;
Answering these questions can help you decide how you need to record your wishes, what your priorities are and who you need to talk to make sure this happens. There are lots of ways to plan for the end of your life, you can look through a number of options to make sure that you find the right ways to work for you.
These decisions may feel very difficult and like something you would rather avoid but they will give you and your loved one’s piece of mind if ever you become unwell and cannot communicate what you want.