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

a medical professional in protective gear gives a vaccination to a patient

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

Natalie, a slim white woman with cropped dark hair, smiles while sitting at a table

Natalie was diagnosed with secondary (metastatic) breast cancer in 2017 and received news it had spread to her brain a year later. She explains how she’s always been a positive and active person and appreciates life.  

18 January 2021 Personal story

Natasha smiling in a restaurant on her birthday

Natasha is one of six sisters, all of whom have had cancer. After testing positive for the altered BRCA1 gene and receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, she reflects on how cancer has affected her life. 

15 January 2021 Personal story