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.

wear it pink on 23 October

On 23 October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will wear pink, raise money and help make life-saving breast cancer research and life-changing care happen. Will you join us?  

Your stories

Sarah and her children together

Sarah had three school-age children when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The children found the news and their mother losing her hair hard to take. 

25 September 2020 Personal story

Steve in Breast Cancer Now running gear

Steve was going to run the London Marathon 2020 in memory of his mum, who passed away from breast cancer. Instead, he’s been organising virtual fundraising and marathons to continue to support Breast Cancer Now.

22 September 2020 Personal story


Nadine recieved a second primary diagnosis in January this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, she  was unable to go ahead with the planned reconstruction for her mastectomy. She shares how this has affected her body image. 

18 September 2020 Personal story