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CanTeen

CanTeen supports young people aged 12-25 when cancer turns their world upside down. Whether it’s their own diagnosis or a close family member’s, CanTeen helps young people cope with the impact that cancer has on their life and connect them with others their age who are in the same boat.

For young cancer patients, CanTeen additionally provides specialist, youth-specific treatment teams in hospitals across the country. By feeling understood and supported, young people develop resilience and can rebuild the foundations that crumbled beneath them when cancer crashed in to their world and shattered everything. That’s how CanTeen is the difference.

CanTeen works by having young people at the centre of everything they do. Combined with leading edge research into the emotional and social impacts of cancer, it ensures that CanTeen truly understands how cancer is different in a young person’s world.

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Last reviewed: October 2019

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My Brother Or Sister Has Cancer | CanTeen Australia

If a brother or sister has cancer you're likely to have worries and questions. Click to find information, help and support with CanTeen and NowWhat.

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Your Parent's Cancer & Roles In The Family | CanTeen

Your relationships with loved ones, family and friends will change when dealing with a parent's cancer. Learn more and get support with CanTeen.

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My Parent Has Cancer - Support & Information | CanTeen

If a parent has Cancer you're likely to have worries and questions. Click to find information, help and support with CanTeen and NowWhat.

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Cancer Neurological Testing | Cancer Diagnosis & Tests

A neurological examination assesses motor (movement) and sensory (ability to feel, see and sense items in the patients environment) skills.

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Coping With School or Work When Your Sibling Has Cancer - CanTeen

Your daily life and routines will change when you're dealing with a sibling's cancer. Learn more and get information, help and support with CanTeen.

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Cancer Blood & Platelet Testing | Cancer Diagnosis

Blood tests help diagnose cancer and can sometimes be the first indicators of disease. Learn more about diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Cancer and Relationships | Youth Cancer Services

Dealing with cancer and cancer treatment can put a lot of strain on your relationships with the people you care most about.

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Parents - Cancer and Relationships | Youth Cancer Services

Your parents are learning to cope with your cancer diagnosis and treatment just like you are

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Saying Goodbye to Your Parent | CanTeen Australia

No matter how much you prepare, losing a parent is a devastating experience. Learn more about the help and support available to you during this time.

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When your brother or sister's cancer can't be cured - Guides

Being faced with the possibility that your brother or sister might not get better is a time of great uncertainty and you may not know for sure what is actually going on

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