Supporting CanTeen Australia

CanTeen's mission is to support, develop and empower young people living with cancer. They do this by providing an Australia-wide peer support network for 12-24 year-olds, including:*

  • Patients - young people who have been diagnosed with cancer
  • Siblings & Offspring - young people who have an immediate family member (brother, sister, parent or primary carer) who has been diagnosed with cancer; and
  • Bereaved Siblings & Offspring - young people who have had an immediate family member die from cancer

They provide young people with a place where they can simply be young people, away from the day-to-day pressures of living with cancer in the hospital or at home.

Through a wide range of free programs, services and resources, CanTeen encourages young people to share their experiences, make great friends and of course, have fun!

*Young people who don't quite fit these descriptions might still be able to join - please contact CanTeen for more information.

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