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.

wear it pink on 23 October

On 23 October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will wear pink, raise money and help make life-saving breast cancer research and life-changing care happen. Will you join us?  

Your stories


Nadine recieved a second primary diagnosis in January this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, she  was unable to go ahead with the planned reconstruction for her mastectomy. She shares how this has affected her body image. 

18 September 2020 Personal story

Maureen sitting with her mum

Maureen reflects on her secondary breast cancer diagnosis during a cathartic trip to Scotland.

18 September 2020 Personal story

Campaign with us

Find out about the work the Policy and Campaigns team have been doing on behalf of people affected by breast cancer since lockdown. 

17 September 2020 Breast Cancer Now