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.

Our relationship with our breasts isn’t always straightforward

Whatever relationship you have with your breasts. It’s important you check them regularly for signs of breast cancer.

Your stories

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Researchers have developed a ‘molecular clock’ blood test that can track the growth of multiple tumours around the body to help identify the most actively growing tumours and guide treatment.

27 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

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Since September, we’ve been calling on the UK Government to commit funding for breast cancer in the Spending Review. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, urgent funding was needed to stop progress stalling and hope being reduced for people affected by breast cancer.

26 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

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If you feel unwell or need support, the Christmas and New Year season can be difficult. We offer some tips and places where you can get help.

26 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now