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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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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 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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Mum's Fight With Cancer - CanTeen

Read a real story written by a young person about how they coped with one of their parents dying. Learn more about help and support with CanTeen.

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How my brother's or sister's cancer affects me - CanTeen

If a sibling has cancer you're likely to be both worried about them and how their illness might affect you. Click to find more information with CanTeen.

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Friends & Teachers Supported Me - CanTeen

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I Had To Grow Up Quickly - CanTeen

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Remembering Good Times - CanTeen

Read a real story written by a young person about how they coped with one of their parents dying. Learn more about help and support with CanTeen.

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Your Siblings & Your Cancer - CanTeen

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

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Dealing With The News of Your Sibling's Cancer - CanTeen

There is no right or wrong way to feel or act when youve been told your sibling is dying.

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