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.

Category: Cancer Support & Information

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

Gather all ye Kingsman

An insight into a group meeting of men diagnosed with prostate cancer who gather monthly to support one another and raise awareness of the condition. See, this is what the group is for, talking about things like this and getting advice. Gather all ye Kingsman An insight into a group

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Big C Centre at NNUH

New Service Launches for those Living with and Beyond Cancer

Norfolk and Waveney cancer charity, Big C, has launched a new service in partnership with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) for those people who have finished their cancer treatment and are moving on from regular follow up. The Supported Self-Management Programme will help those in our community affected

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Fee shares her story.

Around five years ago, Fee Sharples was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and to this day, she hasn’t experienced any symptoms. Recently, Fee discovered one of our Big C Centres and now feels extremely reassured by all the services available to her, should she ever require support in the

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Lesley shares her story.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which aims at increasing awareness of breast cancer support, research and diagnosis. It is also an opportunity for people who have been affected by this form of cancer to share their stories. Lesley Knox, a volunteer in our Norwich Big C Centre at the

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Look Good Feel Better session for men

Big C helps men to Look Good and Feel Better

The first Look Good, Feel Better sessions for men affected by cancer have been launched in Norfolk, hosted by local cancer charity, Big C at the Big C centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). The launch of the men’s sessions follows the popularity of ladies’ Look Good

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Kathryn shares her story

Kathryn was relatively young when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer. It was both physically and emotionally challenging yet she felt very glad of Big C’s support during this time. This May when Kathryn turns 40, she will also be celebrating five years free of bowel cancer.  To celebrate both her

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Kathryn shares her story.

Kathryn was relatively young when she was diagnosed with bowel cancer. It was both physically and emotionally challenging yet she felt very glad of Big C’s support during this time. This May when Kathryn turns 40, she will also be celebrating five years free of bowel cancer.  To celebrate both her

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Claire shares her story

Claire visits us at our Norwich Centre as she undergoes her treatment for Breast Cancer. Here she shares her story, and how the Big C team help support her through her journey… The signs weren’t obvious to Claire at first; her mammogram was clear, her health was generally good. Then

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Cancer care: The importance of gentle exercise

We’ve recently introduced Gentle Exercise classes to our King’s Lynn Support and Information Centre. The 45 minute sessions are run by Gemma Alexander who has over 12 years experience in the fitness and wellbeing industry. Those that have or had cancer can often be scared to do any exercise. Light

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Young Carers Awareness Day: Lucie’s story

For Young Carers Awareness Day 2019, we’re sharing the story of Lucie, age 9 and her mum Sharleen. Lucie pictured with the Mayor of West Norfolk Every day Lucie makes sure I’m awake before she leaves the house for school In January last year, Sharleen was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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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.