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My dad lost his battle to brain cancer when i was 10 years old.
My dad, an inspirational hero had stage 4 brain cancer. He was diagnosed in 2017 and passed in 2018, I will never forget those few months of my life, those months were the hardest months of my entire life. My mum and my 16 year old sister have been...
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Cancer sucks
Hi, my names sienna moon and I’m 13 years old. My dad was diagnosed with cancer in 2016, he was diagnosed with bladder cancer and in 2019 he was diagnosed with secondary cancer. Just this week he told me the tumours are spreading quickly around his back...
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loosing my dad
I lost my dad to head and neck cancer on the 27th of December 2019. I'm a 13 year old girl who previously experienced something that will change my life forever. 2018 my dad was diagnosed and a few weeks before starting chemo and radiation he was in...
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Daddy's Little Girl...
11th September 2015... The Emergency Room... Dad says with tears in his eyes.... "Hold my f\*\*\*ing hand would you?!" That's when it started... At this point, I just thought it was yet another trip up to the hospital to get the pain under control... How...
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Introducing myself!
Hi, my name is Megan, I am 18 and am currently going through treatment for Ewing's Sarcoma (bone cancer) located in my left fibula (calf area). I have jumped on here after Viv (support worker) recommended I 'give it a go'. I am terrible with the whole...
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My dad will pass away from cancer
Nearly two years ago my dad was admitted to hospital with severe abdominal pain, that pain was a ruptured bowel and cancer was on my Dad's bowel and liver. My parents generally avoided telling me the exact details about everything to protect me I guess...
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You are a Cancer warrior
I am 20 years old and whilst on holidays in another state with my partner I was diagnosed with cancer. During high school I struggled to study due to my uncle battling bowel cancer. I was in and out of hospitals sitting with him whilst he did and...
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Hello everyone 💫
Hello! my name is Miniko and I'm 18 years old this is my first time on here my councillor told me about canTeen a while ago when I was really struggling with coping. I just wanted to say I hope everyone is doing okay during these times of isolation...
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i loved yelling at my friends STILL ALIVE! whenever I see them after a chemo sesh. It always reminded me just that. I was first diagnosed at 9yrs old diagnosed a third time just last year After I turned 15 so a bit of an emotional roller coaster but...
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I'm about to start Chemo
I'm about to start Chemo next week and I don't really know what to expect. Anyone able to give me advice?
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My dad has cancer and I'm struggling
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...
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I'm being crushed by expectations
In early December last year my mum was diagnosed with her third brain tumour, this one being a terminal stage 4. Since the prognosis I've been too stressed to even think and I'm unsure of how to keep pushing forward. My step dad passed 2 years ago and...
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Hey all :) my name is Lizzy and I am 16 years old. My mum passed away from cancer in 2019 and it has been so hard as I now have to step up and be an adult. I am the youngest in the family. I have a 24...
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My Dad’s Cancer
hey everyone, recently i’ve been having a hard time coming to terms with my dad’s cancer. at the start of his illness he was weak but still fighting, he was in hospital hours away from me and was there for weeks. i only went and visited him once as...
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Pancreas cancer
My dad has pancreatic cancer. In the past he had complained every now and then of heart burn and stomach pain but nothing anyone took a lot of notice to, seeing as he’s enjoyed a few drinks over his lifetime. Although this stomach pain randomly became a...
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Worse Birthday Present Ever
Hi there. My name is Holly and I'm a twenty-one year old from Central Queensland. My cancer story starts with a simple cough. Now, I had been having this cough for weeks so my parents and I decided it was time to see a doctor about it to see...
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I'm Venting I've been diagnosed and started treatment. What do i do? Because of my treatments 'm unable to work, and I've become scared of simple things like people sneezing or coughing because i don't know what could happen..... I'm normally an outside,...
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the irrefutable end
My Mum died on May 26th, 2018, early in the morning. 20 days after my last entry on here. I remember I had had a late night on the 25th watching some Netflix movie I didn't bother to remember. So about an hour and a half, after I fell...
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My cancer story
Hi everyone, I’m Leilani and here’s my cancer story... I was 20 years old studying at uni, had a job at my dream company and although I was stressed I was feeling great. You know, the about to graduate and start my adult life type of feeling? I had...
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Anyone from Perth
Hey guys, I recently had Bain surgery, and in need of support and haven't been able to talk to anyone that understands what its like, but would also like to connect with people in My state of Perth. Stay Positive Amy