Normally at Christmas time Sue and husband Adam would alternate celebrations, spending Christmas with different sides of the family each year, but in 2018, they decided to do something different and special and go to Fiji as we thought it may be one of the last times, we would be able to travel as a whole family together as the kids were now young adults. They had a beautiful time. Sue's much loved husband Adam shares her story
In September 2018, Melbourne mum Helen MacGregror’s life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. In the years since her diagnosis before her passing in March 2021, Helen became a strong advocate for other patients and was passionate about raising the profile of pancreatic cancer in the hope to accelerate research for the disease.
Maureen Jennings was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after living with Type II diabetes for several years. After coming through the other side of surgery and treatment, before her passing in August 2021, Maureen reflected on how the loving support of family and never admitting defeat, gave her hope and allowed her to make the most of her time.
Our goal is to make people aware of the symptoms and encourage them to talk to their doctor. Along with the support of Pancare we looking to ensure people do not suffer like my dad did.
The Radke family have endured dual heartache after losing two beloved family members to pancreatic cancer within a matter of months. Based on their experiences they share a simple message – if something doesn’t feel right, listen to your body and seek a second opinion. Deb shares their family’s journey.
Jason was the heart of his family until he lost his short battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 48 - just eight months after being diagnosed. His wife Mandy, shares their story.
Norman Talavera was a devoted father, partner and friend who had a bright future before being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the age of just 38. His partner Ariana shares their story.
Hayley Sparkes was a healthy, vibrant young mum when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the age of just 34. Her husband, Alex, shares their journey.