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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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Cancer Biopsy Testing - Information | Cancer Diagnosis

A bone marrow biopsy is an important test which can diagnose some types of cancer, and help track the progress of your treatment. Learn more with CanTeen.

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Cancer Biopsy Testing - Information | Cancer Diagnosis

A biopsy is a surgical procedure used to determine whether a tumour is benign or cancerous.Learn more about diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Coping with life after treatment | Youth Cancer Services

Now that your active treatment is finished, you are considered to be in the ‘survivorship’ stage

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Coping with the news | Youth Cancer Services - Canteen

Being told you have cancer can bring up a whole heap of feelings that you have never felt before

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Life After Your Sibling's Cancer Treatment | Canteen

Daily life and relationships between you and your siblings will change after cancer and treatment. Learn more and get information and support with Canteen.

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Coping at Home 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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Siblings - Cancer and Relationships | Youth Cancer Services

Whatever your relationship with your brother or sister was like before, it’s likely to change – for better or worse – now that cancer has come into your life

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Dealing With The News of Your Parent's Cancer | Canteen

If your parent's cancer can't be cured there a number of ways you can help and prepare. Find more information and support with Canteen.

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A guide to fertility for young people with cancer - Canteen

This book provides honest, clear and accurate information to help you understand your fertility options before starting cancer treatment so that you can make decisions

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Hormone Therapy - Cancer Treatments | Youth Cancer Services

Hormonal therapies act by altering the production of particular hormones in the body. They're most commonly used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer.

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