Coronavirus and breast cancer

Our information about coronavirus (Covid-19) for people affected by breast cancer, including support, vaccine information, tips on self-isolation and social distancing.

How can we help you?

Helpline staff

Our Clinical Nurse Specialist answers some common questions about breast cancer and coronavirus. Read more.

Signs and symptoms

It's important to get to know your breasts. Check your breasts regularly and see your GP if you notice any changes. Find out more.

Our advisory committees

We focus on four key areas of research: risk and prevention, early detection and diagnosis, treatment and secondary breast cancer. Learn more.

Take up a challenge in 2021 for Team Now

From walkers to bakers, to runners and riders, we’re all Team Now. We’re raising money to help change the future of breast cancer.

Your stories

Mark, who is wearing florescent running gear, jogs through a park

When Mark’s sister, Sophie, was diagnosed with breast cancer, he ran to raise money for Breast Cancer Now. Four years later, he did the same thing for his wife. 

26 January 2021 Personal story

Carly, a slim white woman, smiles with her arms above her head, showing her mastectomy scars and flat chest

When Carly first got breast cancer, she decided she’d have a double mastectomy if it ever recurred. However, when that happened, she was met with some resistance to ‘going flat’. 

22 January 2021 Personal story

Dr Irshad

Dr Sheeba Irshad, clinical deputy head of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit at Kings College London, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

19 January 2021 Breast Cancer Now