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Pancreatic Cancer


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#1 Sassenach2

Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:34 PM

I only caught a brief end of sentence this morning on the radio, that Peter Harvey is back in hospital and needs more care after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year. Does anyone know the rest of the story. I don't know him personally of course, but he was a great newsreader with a voice which made you sit up and take notice. Very sad. sad.gif

#2 frizzle

Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:41 PM

The age link

He is gravely ill by the sound of it.

#3 Beancat

Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:49 PM

OP, I only heard what you had, but it doenst sound good sad.gif

Such an amazing reporter and beautiful voice.  I just hope he doesnt suffer, cancer is such a cruel disease

#4 71Cath

Posted 27 February 2013 - 12:54 PM

I saw him the other night on "one plus one" on ABC News24 and I thought he didn't look well.  Such a shame.

#5 lclb

Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:02 PM

It does sound like he is very unwell and may not leave hospital.

It is sad.

Family experience with pancreatic cancer was that it is aggressive and very fast moving.

#6 Chchgirl

Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:10 PM

I read it too, and in my experience, when my dh was admitted, he died three days later. Not nice to think of for his family at all.. sad.gif

#7 ~Mintie~

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:17 PM

It sadly looks like he has now passed away sad.gif my thoughts go out to his family and friends.

#8 Z-girls rock

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:26 PM

yes they are now announcing his death in the papers.

sad.

He interviewed me once years ago, it was a phone interview but it was so exciting to hear his voice on the other end of the line IRL. great voice

Edited by Z-girls rock, 02 March 2013 - 05:36 PM.


#9 EsmeLennox

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:30 PM

So every sad. My mother was diagnosed with the same kind of cancer around the same time. Just horrible.

RIP.

Edited by Jemstar, 02 March 2013 - 05:30 PM.


#10 Madeline's Mum

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:32 PM

Sad news sad.gif  My condolences to his family and friends.

#11 Soontobegran

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:34 PM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 02/03/2013, 06:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So every sad. My mother was diagnosed with the same kind of cancer around the same time. Just horrible.

RIP.

So sad Jemstar, I hope your mother is doing okay. sad.gif

I loved Peter Harvey's jouralism.

#12 Prioritising Pooks

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:38 PM

Oh that is really sad. The last time I saw him on telly he looked really unwell. I hope he didn't suffer.

#13 SophieBear

Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:39 PM

sad.gif

He will be missed.


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