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Understanding Pancreatic Cancer - a guide for people with cancer their families and friends(booklet)

This booklet provides information on what is cancer, the pancreas, key questions, diagnosis, exocrine tumour treatment, endocrine tumour (PNET) treatment, managing symptoms and side effects, nutrition and dietary problems, making treatment decisions, looking after yourself, seekings support, living with advanced cancer, caring for someone with cancer, and provides useful websites.

Year first published or reviewed: 2012

Last updated on: 09-07-2015
By: Cancer Council VIC


Cancer Council VIC

Cancer Council

Primary Audience / Population Groups

Specifically written for:
Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Target Group(s):
Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Focus Of Resource

Cancer Type:
Endocrine-Other, Pancreatic cancer
Area of focus:
Diagnosis, Treatment Management

Publication Process

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