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Ellapodmus468
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Hi Everyone my names Ella I am 12 turning 13 in October I would love to get to know some younger canteen members like me and some older ones two xxx ❤❤❤👍
Dan CanTeen
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Just like the title says peeps, the last person to comment on this thread is the winner. Who can outlast all the rest?!
Cwstan20
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Rare Cancers

My Cancer Story

In August 2011 I was diagnosed with cancer. For years before diagnosis I had been failing to gain weight but continued to get taller. Doctors were stumped as to why I couldn’t gain weight and my heath continued to deteriorate. Having no ideas they called...
Cara-Canteen
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Hey Connect champions, just a short and sharp discussion starter today... What's your go-to 'sick-day' movie? You know, that one you watch over and over when you're unwell, tired, overwhelmed etc, and it makes you feel comfy? Maybe it's changed over teen...
Cassandra-Canteen
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Wellbeing and Self Care

Favourite quotes?

Hi everyone, Tell us all about your favourite quotes below! This includes lyrics, poems, sayings, verses, movie lines etc. This is one of mine:
emilykaye
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Hi! I am a 16-year-old girl, that was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer after undergoing a thyroid lobectomy surgery. It is still unknown whether there are still some other cancer cells in my body, but I get all my scans in December after seeing my...
Charlotte6
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hi everyone. I’m on a mission to find some friends that are a similar age as me that have/had cancer. I think it’s Important because it’s hard to talk to your friends or even family about your problems sometimes as they just don’t get it. I find it...
Counsellors-Canteen
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Hello amazing Connect community! Mitch here – one of the Online Counsellors. We are a day late with an R U Ok? Post, but that’s ok, because we think it is important to keep the energy of R U Ok? all year round! Navigating the world of cancer is...
Ash-Canteen
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Random Chat

Gamer Chat

G'day Canteeners, Video Games can be a great escape and way to unwind from what's going on in the real world, so thought I'd start a thread for all things gaming chat. Feel free to post about everything gaming related; hype about games, memories of with...
Kerry-Canteen
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Welcome to CanTeen Connect! No-one knows more about what dealing with cancer is like than someone who's been there and done it. So it'd be great if you could tell us a bit about you and your experiences...
rhino13
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Cancer Stuff

#lost

lost parent from cancer
icecreamlover
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Hey there, when I moved schools in year 7, like most people do, I had to say goodbye to a lot of my childhood besties. My old school is a Prep-year 12 school, like my current one, so most of those friends stayed at that school. I’m in year...
Cassandra-Canteen
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Hi all, What YouTube channels (or types of videos) do you love for a laugh, a time to relax, learn something new, get distracted? Share below!
elsieev_
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My Parent's Cancer

Mum

My mum found out she was terminal in 2016, my brother, sister and myself only found out last November, 2017. Its been really tough because my friends don't care and nothings going good. I wish Mum was okay and not terminal
BenCornish
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i lost my mum to cancer 7 years ago as of May, when I was 11. I’m now 19 and have moved out of home to study, and ive been getting these bouts of sadness about not having her around anymore, even though it’s been 7 years. i have...
cjbh1804
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Hi all, I’m new to CanTeen but it was recommended to me via a social worker so I thought i would give it a go and share my story on what’s happened so far... On the 21st of December 2017 my dad was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia. It...
simonrex123
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be happy always :)
rrubyd3
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keen to share your story or are you looking for the stories of those who have survived cancer, check out @leukwhoisliving on instagram !!
A
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My Parent's Cancer

PTSD

My mum was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 years ago now. She made a full recovery which is great. However, I lived with her when she went through all her treatments. I went through it alone and so now that I have this mindset that everything that happens...
Fikiwi
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My Sibling's Cancer

Being a sibling carer

Hey all, Im a 22 year old older sister to my brother who is currently battling Leukemia ALL Ph+, wondering if other young carers around my age would be interested in connecting to discuss our role in the family. Been finding that the physical and of this...