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Ann - Interview 01- Pancreatic cancer

Female
Age at interview: 62
Age at diagnosis: 62

Brief outline: Ann was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May 2007. She had a Whipple's operation followed by chemotherapy. Ann recovered and was 'incredibly well' for two years. Then symptoms returned and a scan showed a recurrence with secondary tumours in her lungs.

Background: Ann is married with 3 children. She was a GP for over 35 years till her retirement when she developed pancreatic cancer, co-founder of the DIPEx Charity's websites Healthtalkonline and Youthhealthtalk inspired by her own experience of breast cancer, and Medical Director of the Oxford University Health Experiences Research Group. Ethnic background/Nationality' White British.

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