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.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

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

Your stories

Breast Cancer Now nurses standing together

To recognise International Nurses Day and the incredible nurses working with us here at Breast Cancer Now, we spoke to them about the challenges and achievements they've faced over the last year.

7 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Nisha, a young brown woman with curly black hair, poses in her Fashion Targets Breast Cancer tee. She has a tattoo covering one forearm and wears bright nail polish and lipstick.

Nisha had a double mastectomy two days after her 30th birthday. Though surgery and treatment have changed her body, she is working to embrace her new image. 

7 May 2021 Personal story

Fran, a young woman, in a hospital bed after surgery

Last year, at the age of 25, Fran was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. In the space of nine months, she's undergone chemotherapy, radiotherapy and brain surgery - all with a positive attitude.

6 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now