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Category: Community

Q&A: Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Jan 20th, 2020

Monday 20 to Friday 24 January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, aimed at raising awareness of the disease and how people can reduce their risk. We asked Jenny, Big C’s Cancer Information Clinical Nurse Specialist, some common questions regarding Cervical Cancer and how Big C can help not on... read more ->

Volunteer Spotlight: Jonathan Boyles

Dec 4th, 2019

For International Volunteers Day, we interviewed volunteer Jonathan who currently works in our Support and Information Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). He told us about his motivation for volunteering and how the experience has helped to transform his life.  read more ->

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Fee shares her story.

Oct 16th, 2019

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 fut... read more ->

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Lesley shares her story.

Sep 30th, 2019

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 Norfolk... read more ->

Kathryn shares her story.

Jul 16th, 2019

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 h... read more ->

Big C Craft Workshops

Jan 15th, 2019

There’s lots of crafty workshops happening at our Diss shop this year. Take a look below to see what’s happening and when.   read more ->