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$3.2 million awarded to youth cancer clinical trials

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt and youth cancer organisation CanTeen are today announcing $3.2 million in funding to four clinical trials that will give adolescent and young adult cancer patients access to cutting-edge treatment. The Australian Young Cancer Patient Clinical Trials initiative, which has been made possible through the Medical Research Future Fund, has the […]

Global initiative to develop training for end of life conversations

  A Sydney-based clinical psychologist will lead a global team of researchers to develop a training program for healthcare professionals on how to have end of life conversations with young cancer patients. The project is being funded by the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Global Accord, an international partnership between CanTeen Australia, Teen Cancer […]

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 […]