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.

Have an Afternoon Tea

You’re invited to have an Afternoon Tea this August for people affected by breast cancer.

Your stories

Suzanne, a smiley white woman with blonde hair, wears a sparkly winter hat, blue puffy coat and glasses.

Suzanne was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, at the age of 49. She explains how her pre-existing impairment and the pandemic affected her treatment. 

21 June 2021 Personal story

A split image - first, showing Tony, an older white man, smiling at home, and then a picture of him out on a boat with the coastline behind him

10 years ago, Tony discovered he had breast cancer. Since then, he’s got involved with Breast Cancer Now to make other men aware of the risks. 

18 June 2021 Personal story

close up of gloved hands isolating a sample

The pandemic has had a huge impact on breast cancer research: disruption to clinical trials, labs not working to full capacity owing to social distancing, and cuts to research funding.

18 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now