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Side Effects

Cancer and cancer treatments can cause a range of ‘side effects’ – problems that occur mostly when treatment affects healthy tissues or organs. Side effects vary depending on the type of cancer and type and amount of treatment you have and how your body reacts. Your doctor or someone else in your YCS team should […]

Blog: HCA to work with CanTeen

Last week, we celebrated the launch of our new collaboration with CanTeen Australia at their Hunter and Northern office and for those of you who don’t know what CanTeen does, they help young people (aged 12-25) cope with a close family member’s cancer or their own and support them along the way. CanTeen Australia regularly […]

Dealing with your brother or sister’s cancer

You’ve found out your brother or sister has cancer. Now what….? This book is designed to help you understand some of what is going to happen, make some sense of it and give you some directions for the challenge that your sibling’s cancer diagnosis has thrown at you. Having the right kind of help and information can […]

Your guide to dealing with cancer (16-24)

So you have been diagnosed with cancer. Now what…? This book is designed to help you get a handle on some of what is going on and give you some tips and encouragement for dealing with the massive challenges your diagnosis has thrown at you. Having the right kind of help and information can make […]

Dealing with your parent’s cancer

One of the most important people in your life has cancer. Now what? This book is designed to help you understand some of what is going to happen, make some sense of it and give you some directions for the challenges that your parent’s cancer diagnosis has thrown at you. Having the right kind of help […]

Parents with cancer find new support in the Hunter region

A new support service for parents with cancer is being launched by CanTeen in the Hunter Region, thanks to support from the Greater Charitable Foundation. The Family Support Project aims to improve the wellbeing of the entire family when a parent has cancer by focusing on clear communication and stronger family relationships during one of […]

Australians urged to ‘Band Together’ for National Bandanna Day

CanTeen is calling on Australia to ‘Band Together’ for National Bandanna Day on Friday 27 October to help set a new Australian record and show their support for young people experiencing cancer, whether it’s their own or a close family member’s. In Sydney’s Martin Place, supporters will ‘buy and tie’ their CanTeen bandannas and help […]