Coronavirus and breast cancer

Our information about coronavirus (Covid-19) for people affected by breast cancer, including support, 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.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October we’re going all out to raise money, raise awareness and aim to make sure people affected by breast cancer know we’re here for them.

Will you join us?

Your stories

Charles with his mum Eilidh

When Charles’ mum Eilidh was diagnosed with cancer, he promised to be there for her. He shares how her diagnosis showed him how resilient his mum was.  

15 October 2020 Personal story

Elen

Elen writes about her secondary breast cancer diagnosis, the moment that her ‘dragon’ returned. She explains why she refuses to let her cancer define her.

13 October 2020 Personal story

Researcher Clare Isacke and her team

In a study, funded by Breast Cancer Now, researchers found a gene that may help breast cancer spread to the brain.

9 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now