Friendship and connection

  • Canteen Research Manager Fiona McDonald takes a look at Cancer’s lost generation and draws on some of our recent evidence-based research to explore the wideranging effects a cancer diagnosis can have on a young person’s ability to develop and maintain strong social connections with their friend and peers.
  • Canteen National Clinical Advisor Ross Jacobs talks about what young people need during a cancer journey, bringing the social and cancer world together. He explains the importance of connection and the benefit of finding friends in new places while touching on how Canteen can super charge these relationships. 
  • Canteen Connect leaders Amy and Marnie chat about an incredibly strong friendship that has blossomed despite living more than 3,000kms apart and having never met IRL. They talk about their favourite bits of Canteen Connect, and how meeting has made all the difference in their lives.