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New clinical trials funding will help prevent youth cancer deaths

Federal funding announced today by Health Minister Sussan Ley will help save lives by giving more young cancer patients access to innovative, cutting-edge treatment, the CEO of CanTeen said. If re-elected, the Coalition will provide significant funding to run nationally coordinated clinical trials in cancer types with the highest mortality rates for adolescents and young […]

Nationally coordinated clinical trials will improve patient access

CanTeen welcomes the nationally coordinated approach to clinical trials announced by Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley this morning. A national approach is desperately needed if we are to make Australia a much more attractive location for cutting-edge research on difficult to treat cancers, the CEO of youth cancer charity CanTeen said. The Minister’s announcement that […]

STA Travel Teams Up With CanTeen in a World-First Partnership

STA Travel has announced a new partnership with CanTeen to raise funds and awareness of the valuable work it does to support young people living with cancer. It’s part of a world-first global partnership that connects organisations helping young people affected by cancer worldwide, including CanTeen Australia, CanTeen New Zealand, Teenage Cancer Trust in the […]

Ali Duncan

For me, leadership is a passion, a hobby and a core part of what makes me, me. My passion for leadership started at primary school and has followed me through to my now twenties, where I have the honour of being the Chair of the Board for CanTeen. Since joining the Board of Directors in […]

Isobel’s Story

Dubbo’s Isobel Humphreys, 15, is passionate about ensuring young people in need receive the specialised support of CanTeen.   CanTeen became “really close to (her) heart” when her father, Reg Humphreys, became ill and then died almost 12 months ago.   Isobel, along with her friend and fellow Year 10 classmate  Holly Taylor, have been the […]

Online support services postcard

CanTeen provides world-leading online support that provides young people affected by cancer with 7-day access to professional CanTeen counsellors and 24/7 access to youth-specific information and an interactive, personalised online peer support community. It means that, no matter where they live, young Australians now have instant access to professional and peer support that will help […]

When your brother or sister’s cancer can’t be cured

Being faced with the possibility that your brother or sister might not get better is a time of great uncertainty and you may not know for sure what is actually going on. That’s often one of the scariest things. So this book is here to try and start the hard conversations and help you bring […]

Living with the death of your parent or sibling

Nothing can prepare you for the death of someone you love. There could be a lot of pain, confusion and hurt going on for you right now. You might have known your parent or sibling was going to die or it may have happened unexpectedly. There is no rule book on how to deal with […]

Fundraise online for Bandanna Day

The Classic   1. First take your bandanna and fold in half diagonally to form a triangle. 2. Put the long edge of the bandanna to your forehead, placing it as high or as low as you like. 3. Smooth the body of the triangle back over your hair with the point falling by the […]