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: Prostate cancer

In Norfolk and Waveney, 900 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, on average, every year (National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN), 2ECRIC). It is the most common cancer in men in the UK. 112 men are diagnosed every day. However, treatments and diagnostic equipment are improving. In the East of England in 2009, over 68% of men were diagnosed in stage 22, meaning a much higher chance of survival. 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 prostate cancer.

NNUH Targeted Radiotherapy Appeal

Big C pledged £50,000 to the appeal by the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for Targeted Radiotherapy. This aimed to bring a targeted treatment through a process of treatment called Brachytherapy. The target for this treatment was to be in place by 2015. Initially it was to be used to treat men with prostate

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An ultrasound and biopsy unit for NNUH

£37,950 in spring 2009 to provide a trans-rectal ultrasound and biopsy unit for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, with a further £5,000 contributed from the Norfolk and Waveney Prostate Cancer Support Group. Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer in men, excluding simple skin cancers.  A trans-rectal ultrasound

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