If you haven't found what you're looking for on our site, chances are one of the links below may help.

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CanTeen - A percentage of our profits are donated to CanTeen each year. CanTeen supports young people when cancer turns their world upside down and helps them cope with the physical, emotional and practical impact of living with cancer. For ages 12-24, patients, survivors, and siblings or offspring of someone with cancer.

Youth Cancer - YouthCancer.com.au has been developed by CanTeen as part of the Youth Cancer Networks Program. The site was developed with valuable guidance from young people with cancer and their family members. YouthCancer.com.au aims to help young people with cancer and their families access the wide range of potential services that are available to them. These include:

  • Youth Cancer Services: treatment services dedicated to young people with cancer.
  • ­Support services.
  • ­Financial services.
  • ­Treatment and Other Medical services.
  • ­Information services.
  • ­Recreation services.

CanSpeak - CanSpeak aims to provide a unified voice for all people affected by cancer in Queensland.

Stupid Cancer - A non-profit organization in the United States; the dominant healthcare brand for millions affected by young adult cancer. Check out the entertaining Stupid Cancer Show

Lacuna Loft - Lacuna Loft is a social enterprise geared towards young adults dealing with cancer or long term illness, either as patients or as caregivers, and their support network. Articles on survivorship, low-key Do-It-Yourself activities, exercise, personal stories, tips for the kitchen, alternatives to late nights, cancer life hacks, and chemo care kits (think gift baskets) are found here.

Now What - a CanTeen initiative, providing info and resources to young people living with cancer

Cancer Council - Queensland's leading independent organisation in cancer control.

My Invisible Life - There are many stories online about people’s experiences living with illness, but these are usually posted within the confines of their own illness community. MIL brings us all together – large and small communities, those who live with illness directly, family and friends and the broader community.

The Warwick Foundation - Support for Young Adults living with cancer in Australia. Includes support for families and friends, and wellness escapes for Young Adult cancer patients/survivors.

Redkite - supports children, teenagers and young adults with cancer, as well as the whole family. For ages 0-24.

Relay for Life - A unique event where teams of 10 to 15 challenge themselves in a relay style overnight run or walk to raise money for the Cancer Council

Critical Mass - The Young Adult Cancer Alliance - The Alliance is a coalition of organizations, including universities and academic medical centers, cancer centers, community hospitals, professional societies, nonprofit/advocacy groups, and liaison members from government agencies such as NCI and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Fitter Healthier Stronger - A Brisbane cancer survivor, David Robertson, sets out to promote health and fitness to cancer survivors.

scarred for life ted myer

OTHER Creative projects

Scarred for Life - Scarred for Life started about 16 years ago as a single image art project. Ted Meyer did a print of a friend’s back scar to document her condition.  Over the years that print has turned into a scar series, art shows, museum shows, lectures, story telling, videos and more.

Stitched Up - Photography series that focuses on capturing people around the world who have physical scars.

Positive Exposure - Positive Exposure utilizes photography and video to transform public perceptions of people living with genetic, physical and behavioral differences – from albinism to autism.  Their educational and advocacy programs reach around the globe to promote a more inclusive, compassionate world where differences are celebrated.

The SCAR Project - The SCAR Project is a series of large-scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. Primarily an awareness raising campaign, The SCAR Project puts a raw, unflinching face on early onset breast cancer while paying tribute to the courage and spirit of so many brave young women.

Spare Parts - Spare Parts is an exhibition that brings together a diverse range of artists all using pre-loved prosthetic limbs as their canvas. It is considered to be the first exhibition of its kind in the world, and was originally held in Brisbane, Australia in 2010. The exhibition aims to not only recycle old arms and legs into new and exciting artworks but also to create an open and positive conversation, celebrating prosthetics and how much can be achieved by using them.