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.

Categories: Head neck and brain

Around 90 people per year are diagnosed with brain cancer in Norfolk and Waveney (National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN)). Out of those, currently just under 70 people per year die from the disease. With better knowledge and better equipment, we hope that more people will live through this form of cancer. Big C is committed to making sure the best equipment is available at our local hospitals, to ensure early diagnosis and better treatment. Read on for examples of the hospital equipment we've bought for head, neck and brain cancer.

Faster analysis of facial tumours

£17,000 in autumn 2013 to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for improved equipment for cancer detection. Patients with facial tumours may need part or all of their upper or lower jaw removed.  Following the operation, the tumour is examined under a microscope to determine what further treatment may be

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Highly accurate tumour targeting

£21,411 in spring 2011 for the development of stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. SRT delivers high precision targeted radiotherapy to tumours, with a high chance of control or cure. There is strong evidence of its effectiveness in the treatment of brain tumours, lung cancer and brain metastases

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