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How is everyone going at the moment?

I just wanted open up this chat to see how everyone is going at the moment.

I know our emotions fluctuate a lot. The roll-a-coaster of cancer!

Recently I had a 3 days respite from my husband. We were at the point where we had nothing to talk about...

My husband has cancer- he’s acting like there’s nothing wrong with him and I’m so stressed out I don’t know what to do. I’m a parent of a 9 year old boy and 11 year old girl.

Things are so difficult right now. I’m trying to work, care for my husband, look after 2 distressed young children, do everything and not lose my mind. It feels like my partner who has cancer is minimising his health and pretending to the world he’s not...

Promoting CanTeen Connect for Parents in the media

Hi everyone - my name is Kerry and I have been working at CanTeen for six years. Firstly, I hope you are all finding this community a great source of support. Many of you have shared incredibly moving stories, thank you.

In order to help as many as...

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