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.

Our online support services

If you’re dealing with the news of your diagnosis, managing the ongoing side effects of treatment, or want to talk to others in a similar situation, we're here for you.

Your stories

Our 2019 report, which looked at the experiences of over 2,000 people living with secondary breast cancer, found that many were experiencing avoidable delays in diagnosis.

9 April 2021 Breast Cancer Now

a split image of Irene, first with a cold cap on, and then smiling with champagne after treatment

When Irene was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2020, she was so grateful for all her family support. However, she also needed to speak to people who understood her situation. 

5 April 2021 Personal story

Two men look at research results on a computer screen

Forty years ago, only one in two women would live five years or more after a breast cancer diagnosis. Thanks to progress in research and care, it’s now almost nine in 10.

2 April 2021 Breast Cancer Now