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.

Improved radiotherapy treatment shells

Improved radiotherapy treatment shells

£23,485 (2012) and £45,484 (2013) to the School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia.

Patients undergoing radiotherapy for the brain, head or neck sometimes need to wear a mask to keep their head still.  This mask is moulded to the patient’s face, usually by taking a plaster cast or by moulding the plastic directly over the face.  These masks are not guaranteed to fully immobilise the head, and some people can find the process upsetting.

The aim of this project is to develop a process for creating facial masks from CT scans that will already have been taken during the treatment process, using computer software and 3D printing technology.  The initial grant paid for a short study to show that the process worked.  The 2013 grant takes it further, improving the analysis of the CT scan and working to reduce costs and standardise fittings so that the moulds can be used with standard hospital equipment.

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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.