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.


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.

Big C news

Read our blog for news and articles from your local cancer charity.

Online Support Group Meetings – July 2020

Big C’s Online Support Group Meetings for July 2020 Although our Big C Centres are temporarily closed due to COVID-19, most of our cancer support groups are now hosting online meetings via Zoom. Please see below information regarding the dates and times when each of our groups will be held

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: Men’s Health Week Q&A

Men’s Health Week Q&A With Julian Pollard Monday 15 to Sunday 21 June was Men’s Health Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of issues facing men’s health in the UK, such as cancer. Julian Pollard, Cancer Information Clinical Nurse Specialist at Big C, has answered some of the most

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Stories from Big C: Rute and Andy’s story

Rute and Andy’s Story Previous Next Rute Picao, who lived in Norwich and was suffering from terminal breast cancer, managed to summon ‘superhuman’ strength to achieve what had seemed an ‘impossible dream’ when she married partner Andy Ralph on May 15th, just a couple of days before her tragic and

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: Support for Carers

Support for Carers By Jenny Daly Becoming a carer, either as a young person or as an adult, for a family member, relative or friend who has been diagnosed with cancer can be stressful, but it can also be very rewarding. As a carer, your life will change as you

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Stories from Big C: Rod’s Story

Rod’s Story Rod was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017. The diagnosis came as a big surprise, and in addition to coming to terms with his diagnosis, it took him a while to overcome the side-effects from the treatment.  However, after 37 days of radiotherapy, support from Big C and

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Big C Volunteers

Volunteers’ Week: Steve, Jennifer and Janette’s story

For Volunteers’ Week, we spoke with three Big C volunteers – Steve, Jennifer and Janette – about their experience of volunteering; how they get started, what they enjoy about it and how it’s made a difference in their lives. Steve’s story: Steve Mingay has been a volunteer for the Big

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: How to work well from home

How to work well from home By Julie Taaffe Due to these unprecedented times, some of you may have been asked by your employer to work from home (WFH), or continue your daily work pattern within the confines your abode. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, many of you

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Hair loss advice and support

Preparing for hair loss during the COVID-19 pandemic By Dr Melanie Pascale Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak our Centres are temporarily closed. Alongside this, our wig fitter is currently unable to provide the wig fitting service, whilst hairdressing salons and wig making salons are temporally closed too. This blog

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Demi’s Palliative Care Blog: What is ReSPECT?

What is ReSPECT? By Demi Brooks In my blog last week, I discussed DNACPR (Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) decisions and forms. In this week’s blog, I want to discuss ReSPECT, a new document which launched in Norfolk and Waveney in March of this year. ReSPECT, which stands for Recommended

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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.