Support

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Telephone Support Line 0800 092 7640

Available Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

You may wish to fundraise yourself, with family and friends or within your local group. Whatever the idea, be it large or small, we know you will have a great time raising vital funds for Big C.

Did you know we have 12 charity shops across Norfolk including a dedicated Craft Supplies Shop, Furniture Emporium, Bridal and a high-end fashion Boutique? We are always looking for high quality donations.

Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers including in our Support Centres, shops and at our Fundraising events. Volunteering is a great way to spend some free time, meet new people, and gain experience.

Help us build a new Cancer Support Centre in Norwich. Support our vision to bring greater cancer care nearer to home. Donate now.

An ultrasound and biopsy unit for NNUH

An ultrasound and biopsy unit for NNUH

£37,950 in spring 2009 to provide a trans-rectal ultrasound and biopsy unit for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, with a further £5,000 contributed from the Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group.

Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer in men, excluding simple skin cancers.  A trans-rectal ultrasound machine is essential equipment for all patients requiring a prostate biopsy.

If a first biopsy is negative but further tests show that levels of the cancer marker PSA (prostate specific antigen) continue to rise, it is often necessary to repeat the biopsy.  The second session is more intensive than the standard first biopsy in the outpatient clinic.  Repeat biopsies are therefore often performed under a short general anaesthetic.

A new machine meant patients benefitting from only needing to attend hospital for a day visit rather than having to stay overnight. This enabled the waiting list to fall from over 8-10 weeks to a maximum target wait of two weeks.

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Find out how Big C can support you and your family if you’ve been affected by cancer.

We can help to improve your quality of life, physical health, and mental wellbeing.

Some people take to the skies, run, jump, walk, swim and cycle whilst others make tea, bake cakes or shave heads.

What will you do to make a difference?

Two men from Norfolk who found themselves with cancer and having to travel for treatment, vowed local people would have access to the best treatment and support … and in 1980 the Big C Appeal was formed.