Information for Patients and Their Families


Disorders of the pancreas and treatment

Professor John Neoptolemos (Head of the Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit and the Scientific Director of the PBRU) has written a number of booklets on Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, and Pancreatic Cancer, to help patients and their families. These booklets explain particular problems with the pancreas and how treatment is given to patients by their Doctor. He has also provided helpful advice to help patients cope with a disorder of the pancreas.

Please click on the booklet below:

SOLWAY Acute Pancreatitis booklet 

SOLWAY Chronic Pancreatitis booklet 

SOLWAY Pancreatic Cancer booklet 

Professor Neoptolemos has also written a clear guide to understanding Acute Pancreatitis on the Contact a Family Website, a website set up for families with disabled children.

For further information, please click here for the link to this website