We are a local, people-first charity, committed to working collectively to provide outstanding cancer support, when and where people need it, now and for the future.
Our story began in Norfolk in the 1970s with two young men, David and Clive, who found themselves with cancer and having to travel to London and Cambridge for treatment…
How we work
We’re here to support anyone affected by cancer in Norfolk and North Suffolk, whether that’s someone with a cancer diagnosis or their loved ones. Our Support Centres alongside a full range of support online and by phone, ensure our services can be accessed in which ever form suits you best.
For 40 years, Big C has been supporting people affected by cancer. Take a look at the progress we’ve made and some of the personal stories of people affected by cancer living in Norfolk and surrounding counties.
From our staff and volunteers, to those affected by cancer, our people shape our work.
We aim to promote partnerships between the statutory, private and voluntary sectors, which together will develop first class cancer research and services.
Work with us
Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of local people affected by cancer? Whatever role you do as part of #TeamBigC you can help us achieve our mission. Take a look at our current staff vacancies.
Equity, diversity & inclusion
Big C is passionately engaged in its commitment to ethics, diversity and inclusion, proactively promoting appropriate strategies throughout the charity’s operation and recruitment procedures.
Take a look at the frequently asked questions about us.
To enable Norfolk to be a centre of excellence for the provison of cancer services, and to contribute to the international reputation for excellence in cancer research locally.
Big C’s Core Values are Respect, Empathy, Support, Trust and Honesty.
They provide a benchmark for behaviours across the organisation. If you are passionate about joining our mission, share these values, and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.
“I wouldn’t really believe it was possible, but it has, and is, changing lives. Sometimes I think we all have a purpose in this world, and I wonder whether I was ill to actually create Big C as it is today.”David Moar M.B.E, Big C Co-Founder
We’ve helped people like Lisa
Lisa’s father died from oesophageal cancer in 2021. Having already been aware of Big C, Lisa sought their support and started a course of bereavement counselling. Lisa tells her story…
We’ve helped people like Louise
Following a routine mammogram screening, Louise was told that a lump was found in her breast, resulting in a breast cancer diagnosis in August 2019. This is her story…
At our centres across the region, we offer support to anyone affected by cancer.
We fund vital, world-class research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.
Become a volunteer, fundraise or donate – your support is needed more than ever.
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