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?  

Afternoon Tea Moments

Join us for an Afternoon Tea

This year, we’ve had to make some temporary changes to our Afternoon Tea event.

We’d still love you to register today, but for something slightly different.

Your stories

two men , roger and his husband, wearing t shirts that say 'men can get breast cancer too'

Roger was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. He talks about his experience as a gay man going through treatment, and why there needs to be better support for men diagnosed with breast cancer.

5 June 2020 Personal story

Laura and her baby

When writer Laura Pearson was diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy, she felt isolated and feared for her unborn child.  

3 June 2020 Personal story

A photograph of one of our research labs

Dr Simon Vincent, Director of Research at Breast Cancer Now, shares how COVID-19 has affected Breast Cancer Now’s research.

3 June 2020 Breast Cancer Now