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.

Your stories

gina and her partner

Gina was offered a single mastectomy with reconstruction after her breast cancer diagnosis in May last year but has regrets about the outcome. Here is what she wishes she knew before getting her surgery. 

16 April 2021 Personal story

a split image - first, showing a model with the breast cancer ribbon painted on their back, and second, a model painted in ornate reds, blues and golds

Victoria Gugenheim is a world-famous body painter, and has worked on some astounding projects. More recently, they have been working with breast cancer patients in order to raise money and awareness. 

14 April 2021 Personal story

Our 2019 report, which looked at the experiences of over 2,000 people living with secondary breast cancer, found that many were experiencing avoidable delays in diagnosis.

9 April 2021 Breast Cancer Now