Cancer of the Pancreas

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Pancreatic Cancer.

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Pancreatic Cancer Action

Aims to increase the awareness of pancreatic cancer within the general population so that more people are diagnosed in good time for surgery.

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Pancreatic Cancer UK

Website to provide information in the UK on pancreatic cancer to patients, caregivers and GPs and to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer to aid earlier diagnosis and stimulate more research into better treatment.

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Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

A national charity exclusively funding research into pancreatic cancer throughout the UK. Information about the cancer can be found on their website.

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Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Pancreatic cancer

Information from CancerHelp UK.

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Cancer of the Pancreas

Information from Core.

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Pancreatic cancer

Information from Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Information from the North London Cancer Network.

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Pancreatic Cancer

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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Pancreatic Cancer

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

See also the Patient UK cancer page for many other links.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.