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.

Big C news

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

Demi’s Palliative Care Blog: What is a DNACPR?

What is a DNACPR? With Demi Brooks This week, I want to discuss one of the decisions you can make regarding whether you would want to be resuscitated in an emergency.   This is called a DNACPR (Do Not Attempt Cardio – Pulmonary Resuscitation), which is a document where you

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Update on Big C’s Welfare Advice

Update on Big C’s Welfare Advice By Kylie Sutton Despite our Centres being temporarily closed due to the current situation with Covid-19, Big C is still here to help support those affected by cancer. One service we are still able to offer over the phone is our Welfare Advice in

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Andrew’s Story

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness of bowel cancers or cancer which start  in the large bowel. We spoke with Andrew Delf, a service user at our Big C Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH), to hear about his experience with bowel cancer.  This

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Demi’s Palliative Care Blog: Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning With Demi Brooks In last week’s blog, I talked about difficult conversations and the importance of having them with your loved ones. This week, I want to discuss how you can make a record of these conversations. In doing so, this will enable your loved ones and

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: A focus on the news

A focus on the news By Kerstin Felton Currently, many people will be focusing on the news due to the developing situation with coronavirus. In many ways, we are fortunate that the news is so easily accessible – on television, the radio, in print and directly through our mobile phones.

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: Learning at Home

Learning at Home With Simon Gooch “I’m going to learn a foreign language, or maybe I will start a new hobby. Perhaps I can go back to college or learn how to mend a flat tyre.” Does this sound familiar? It’s something that probably rings true for many people. And often the

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Demi’s Palliative Care Blog: What is Palliative Care?

What is Palliative Care? With Demi Brooks As the Palliative Care Education Coordinator for Big C I feel privileged to be educating others and ultimately improving palliative and end of life care for people within Norfolk and Waveney. In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, I thought it would be

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Celia’s Story

March was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness of ovarian cancer which is one of the most common cancers for women. We spoke with Celia Lancaster, a service user at our Big C Centre in King’s Lynn, to hear about her experience with ovarian cancer.  This is her

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Big C’s Wellbeing Blog: The Importance of Structure

The Importance of Structure With Kylie Sutton Lack of structure can easily make us feel unmotivated and distracted. I find life without a daily routine can become quite chaotic and overwhelming, so adding some structure to my day is essential to help alleviate stress, improve productivity and create stability. During these uncertain

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Tiffany’s Story

In 2018, Tiffany Peel was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia, a cancer of the white blood cells. This is her story… When you have cancer, your life suddenly becomes a different normal, a new normal. A couple of years ago Tiffany Peel was a carer for people with dementia; she

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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.