The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Living with & beyond cancer

Symptoms to look out for include symptoms including nausea, pain, weight loss, lack of appetite or fatigue. 

The Pancreatic Cancer MDT aims to help and support all patients through and beyond treatment and to help manage any symptoms that cause problems.

The pancreatic cancer nurse specialist team can be contacted for advice on 0113 2068601 or e-mail leedsth-tr.HPBnursesleeds@nhs.net 

Some lifestyle tips:

  • make small adjustments to your everyday activities to make things easier where you can
  • take light, regular exercise to keep your energy levels up
  • give priority to the most important things you want to do first
  • consider physiotherapy
  • pace yourself so you get enough rest
  • consider learning a relaxation technique, such as meditation, to help you manage your anxieties and help keep you in a positive frame of mind
  • develop a support network of friends and fellow patients with whom you can share and discuss your experiences