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

Ann, whose head is shaved, reads a book to her daughter

When Ann lost her hair due to chemotherapy, she found it difficult. Now it’s grown back, she’s planning on shaving her head to raise money for Breast Cancer Now. 

8 December 2020 Personal story

Joy Knott

Joy Knott has been living with secondary breast cancer since 2011. She tells us about the difficulties she faced getting diagnosed and the importance of being aware of the symptoms of secondary breast cancer. 

4 December 2020 Personal story

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