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Nisso108
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my mum, part 2ish
part 2 about my mum. the cancer was stage four. treatment was no longer an option apart from radiation. she went to radiation but code blue got called her. we nearly lost her that day. she went to lay down but she couldn’t breathe because there was way...
Kerry-Canteen
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Introduce yourself
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...
VictoriaRobo
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Scanixety
hi my name is Victoria, I have been relapsed with a brain tumor and I am now in treatment. I have a scan every 3 months. and I get so nervous that I loose sleep and I get tired and angry easily. none of my friends know since I...
Cara-Canteen
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The best movie to watch on a 'sick day' is...
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...
Land_Shark
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Anniversary
on June 22 it’s the first anniversary of my dad passing from cancer. the past few days I’ve been really upset and stuff. I have also been stressed with exams and assignments due as well at the same time!! idk what to do!!! does anyone have any advice?...
Vileygirl01
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Series reccomendatios
so I'm tryna find a good long series to watch on either Netflix, Disney plus or neon. I'm having chemotherapy so gonna be stuck in hospital for a while. I'm into Sci fi and fantasies , drama , teenage ones , mysteries , documentary , murder mysteries...
emailiea
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Moved Interstate
I have just moved from Brisbane to Canberra with my boyfriend and am having a bit of culture shock. I have no real friends or family down here and have kinda lost all my support networks. I'm keeping myself busy with hobbies but I have no idea how to...
rrubyd3
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leukwhoisliving
if you’re looking for inspirational cancer survivor stories and what people are up to after treatment check out @leukwhoisliving on instagram !! 🎗
Renae-CanTeen
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Queens Birthday Public Holiday Closure
Public Holiday Closure Hey everybody! We just wanted to let you know that the counselling space will be  CLOSED for the Monday 14th June Public Holiday . We hope you all have a restful day, whatever you may be doing. Here are some other services if you...
xsmol_rhix
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How to deal with unexpected Grief
My dad passed away almost 3 weeks ago, only 2 months after being dignosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. It was so sudden and we didn’t even have time to process him being sick let alone him passing away. I’m going to work everyday but lately it’s been...
Cara-Canteen
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Victoria's May Covid Lockdown: we're thinking of you, today
Hey all - and particularly our Victorian Connect Community... It's a tricky time as Victoria heads into a 7 day lockdown from tonight (all the facts from the Vic DHHS here, if you want to check what restrictions are in place). We want to acknowledge that...
Cassandra-Canteen
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Favourite YouTube channels?
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!
icecreamlover
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Panic and anxiety attack tips
Hi everyone :) I’m Mel, and I’m new to CanTeen Connect so bear with me while I try to figure all of this out. If you have any tips and tricks with Canteen Connect digitally, please let me know! Ever since mum was diagnosed with metastatic cancer, my...
matilda_anderson49
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i’m scared broski
i’m so terrified. my dad left and it’s just me and my mum. i’m only fourteen i try my best, but she’s so ill it’s hard staying strong for her. if i show her how scared and upset i am i know how she’ll react, the stress it’ll cause...
icecreamlover
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How to cope with friendships drifting apart
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...
ConzotheRockstar
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Favourite Bands/Artists/Albums/Songs
Kind of what to start a music chat going and just thought tonight, I’ll love to see what is everybody favourite music to listen to at the moment is. Got any favourite bands/artists you have always considered as favourites to go back too? Got any albums...
VictoriaRobo
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Friends and understanding
I love all my friends. and care for them incredibly. but it is very very lonely going on this journey. i am in high school at the moment so for me five days a week i see kids my age. none of them have cancer or a physical disability...
breannalusty_
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How it Began
On December 23rd 2020 I was diagnosed with Stage 4B Hodgkins Lymphoma. I can’t explain to you how it felt to know that I had cancer, not a friend, not someone I knew but me. Telling family and friends, hospital appointments, canulars 😟, blood tests,...
VictoriaRobo
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the day before treatment
hi I'm Victoria, and I am one chemotherapy every Monday each week. and always on Sunday I get down in the dumps cause this anxiety rushes over me knowing I have chemotherapy tomorrow. I don't tell anyone about it cause no one in my world in person I...
FionaCanteenstaff
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Survey On Cancer Symptom Management
Hi! Are you under 25 with a cancer diagnoses, or caring for someone who has had one? Or did you have a cancer diagnosis before you turned 25?  You are invited to participate in a survey study about the disease and treatment-related cancer symptoms young...