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Program Volunteer

CanTeen relies on the assistance and support of our volunteers to help us deliver our programs for young people. We […]

Administration Volunteer

CanTeen relies on the assistance and support of our volunteers to support the Divisional staff with administrative tasks. Our volunteers support […]

Medical Volunteer

CanTeen relies on the assistance and support of our volunteers to help us deliver our programs for young people. We […]

Guide to CanTeen for parents and carers

CanTeen understands that when cancer crashes into a family’s world, it can turn everything upside down. Cancer is the last thing anyone wants in their life, but now that it’s here, we can help you deal with it. This booklet tells you a bit about us and our services, how it all works and we’ve […]

Hike the Light at Freycinet Peninsular

Race the sun on the trek of a lifetime! Internationally renowned as one of the most stunning coastal peninsulas in Australia, the Freycinet Peninsular Circuit offers an incredible range of terrains including picturesque beaches, granite peaks and an abundance of wildlife. Starting at sunrise and finishing at sunset, this 32km trail takes in the key […]

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 […]

Cancer care needs to reach ‘far beyond the hospital’ – CanTeen

Effective cancer care needs to reach far beyond the hospital in order to ensure young people’s survival as well as long term health and wellbeing, according to the new Australian Youth Cancer Framework released by CanTeen today. The framework, which was developed in consultation with young people, their families and a wide range of experts, […]

Clinical trials funding will help prevent youth cancer deaths

The funding for clinical trials announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today will help save lives by giving more young cancer patients access to cutting-edge treatment, according to CanTeen CEO Peter Orchard. The organisation has received $5 million to support clinical trials in cancer types with the highest death rates for adolescents and young adults, […]