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A cancer survivor who thought he only had indigestion - but in fact was suffering from a deadly disease. - is backing an appeal to encourage the Government to do more to diagnose the disease.
Carl Denning from Leeds lost four stone in weight when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Half the people who are found to have pancreatic cancer only discover they're suffering from it when they're rushed into hospital as an emergency.
More than half of patients with pancreatic cancer in Yorkshire aren't diagnosed until their condition becomes an emergency.
Currently, only four percent of people who are diagnosed late, survive.
Alexandra Ford from charity, Pancreatic Cancer UK, is calling on the Government to raise awareness and believes that the survival rate would be higher if GPs new more about the disease.