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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

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 research case studies

Read our case studies for cancer fighting research funded by Big C. Big C can only continue to fund projects like this with help from our local donors. Can you help? Click here to find out how you can help projects like this happen.

View our research case studies below. Filter specific categories of case studies by clicking the case study category buttons.

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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The role of the gut microbiota in breast cancer

2017 Research Grant Award £125,526 for a 48 month PhD project to start 1 Jan 2018 at Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich Research Park. Grant Applicants: Dr Lindsay Hall Dr Stephen Robinson Breast cancer (BC) is a common disease, which can be deadly. For many years, we have known that what

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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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Development of a multi flor-omic platform to functionally interrogate the calcium signalling pathway in colorectal tumours: implications for cancer prevention and chemotherapy

2016 Research Grant Award £82,802 for 12 months starting 1 July 2017 at the School of Biological Sciences, UEA. Grant Applicants: Dr Mark Williams; Senior Lecturer Dr Iain Macaulay; Group Leader Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth most common form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death

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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.