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.

New programs for patient treatment

New programs for patient treatment

£28,000 in autumn 2008 for commissioning new computer programs for improved patient treatment at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Every radiotherapy patient has an individual computerised treatment plan produced using a CT scan to obtain images of what the anatomy looks like inside the body, and then complex computer programs (called algorithms) to model what is happening to the radiation dose. This lets the doctors and planners target the radiation to the tumour and avoid any critical structures (for example the eyes or spinal cord).

Two new computer algorithms had recently come onto the market to improve radiation dose modelling – one for X-ray treatment and the other for electrons. This grant enabled the commissioning of these two algorithms and their introduction to clinical use as quickly as possible, so that patients benefited from more advanced modelling and hence more accurately focused radiotherapy treatment.

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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.