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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: November 2016

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Dealing With Uni & TAFE When You Have Cancer - CanTeen

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

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Hodgkin's Lymphoma - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Hodgkin's Lymphoma covers multiple types of conditions that attack the immune system. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Small and Oat Cell Carcinoma - Information & Support - CanTeen

Small cell lung cancers occurs when cancer cells form in lung tissue and include oat cell cancers. Learn more about causes and treatments with CanTeen.

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Cassie's Story - CanTeen Australia

In late 2013 I found out my Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer. I know that without CanTeen's Truce program, I would have been a mess.

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Other Cancers - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Other cancers cover a range of uncommon and rare cancers and tumours. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Prostate Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Prostate cancer is condition that affects the male organs responsible for semen production. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Head & Neck Cancers - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Head and neck cancers are a broad range of conditions that often cause carcinomas. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Medulloblastoma - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

A medulloblastoma is one of the most common brain tumours in children. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Samantha's Story - Canteen Australia

I spent my 18th birthday getting tests for a lump that came up on my neck. I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. I started chemo once a fortnight for 6 months, I finished that in December 2008, then was told I was in remission, I was like yes, I did it! and that was fine.

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Germ Cell Tumours - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Germ Cell tumours come from the reproductive cells and mainly affect the ovaries in women, and the testes in men. Click to learn more about causes and treatments.

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