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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.

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Real-Time PCR system for gene expression studies

2019 Research Grant Award £27,293 for a 36 month project starting 1 January 2020 at Norwich Medical School, UEA. Grant applicant: Dr Yongping Bao Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a core technique used in molecular biology to analyse genetic material from living cells. It has a multitude of applications in

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Shoulder to Shoulder: Walk and Talk

2018 Research Grant Award Funding requested: £50,733.02 | Funding awarded: £46,733.02 for an 18 month project to start 1 March 2019 at the School of Health Sciences, UEA. Grant Applicants: Dr Sarah Hanson Dr Wendy Hardeman (co-applicant) Professor Andy Jones (co-applicant) Dr Charlotte Salter(co-applicant) Cancer, like many other health problems

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SPICE: Support Provision in CancEr: feasibility study to understand the impact of Big C Cancer Charity services on outcomes and experience of those affected by cancer

2017 Research Grant Award £52,957 (funds made available from a separate allocation) to the Norwich Medical School, UEA. Grant Applicants: Prof Andy Jones Matt Keeling Stuart Michael Crawford Max Bachmann A study has been designed based on the discussions between the Big C and UEA. The study team will ask

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Cancer-fighting food products

Anti-cancer polysaccharides from foods £36,111 in autumn 2013 to the Institute of Food Research, Norwich. Polysaccharides are molecules made up of multiple sugar molecules linked together.  They are found in common food sources, and include chemicals such as starch and cellulose.  Many polysaccharides are known to affect the immune system,

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Tumour repression

Preventing tumour progression £83,152 in autumn 2013 over 3 years to the School of Chemistry, University of East Anglia WWP2 is an enzyme involved in signalling within cells.  It determines whether the cell will multiply by binding to other proteins and changing their behaviour.  Several of the proteins it interacts

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Anti-cancer properties of natural carbohydrates

£53,633 in spring 2009 to the Institute of Food Research for a project to study the anti-cancer properties of carbohydrates derived from fruit and vegetables. The surface of every cell contains complex branched carbohydrates.  These carbohydrates interact with receptor molecules to influence whether a cell divides, stays in one place or migrates

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