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

Woman looking worried

It’s normal to be worried while waiting for results of a breast biopsy. Breast Care Nurse Eve Smith explains how long results usually take and what you can do to manage anxiety.

2 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Kate smiling with her two little boys

Kate had a three-year-old boy and another little one on the way when she found out she had breast cancer. Here’s how our Someone Like Me service helped her through. 

30 November 2020 Personal story

Molecular clock diagram

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