Information and support available from Breast Cancer Now
We know some people with breast cancer are worried about coronavirus (Covid-19). Support is available below, including information on vaccines, how the outbreak is affecting treatments and breast screening.
Latest information on coronavirus and breast cancer
I’ve had breast cancer and I’m worried about the coronavirus (Covid-19). What should I do?
Clinical Nurse Specialist Jane Murphy, answers some common questions about breast cancer and the coronavirus.
Can I have the coronavirus vaccine if I’ve had breast cancer treatment?
Dr Sheeba Irshad, clinical deputy head of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit at Kings College London, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.
Your support is vital to help us carry out research
Professor Rob Clarke, a Breast Cancer Now researcher at the University of Manchester, shares how work in his lab restarted after a three-month closure due to Covid-19.
Read more about how your support can help our researchers can make up for lost time.
Stories about coronavirus and breast cancer
I was working as a doctor during the coronavirus pandemic when I got diagnosed with breast cancer
Marisa was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2020. It took a toll on her health, her mental wellbeing, and her work.
Coronavirus affected my treatment
Rhianwen was diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, her treatment has been affected. Find out how she is coping.
We urgently need your support
The coronavirus outbreak represents an unprecedented situation for all of us. It is having a huge impact on the funding needed for us to continue providing the life-changing care and world-class research that people affected by breast cancer need, especially right now.