Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

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Living with breast cancer

Find out what you can do to cope with breast cancer, treatment and the effect it has on your life and relationships both during and after treatment. 

Coping with breast cancer

Find out what you can do, who can help and how to cope with a diagnosis of breast cancer.

Preserving fertility and breast cancer

Find out how breast cancer might affect your fertility, and how you might preserve your fertility if you’re having treatment.

Breast cancer and pregnancy

Find out about breast cancer and the importance of avoiding pregnancy during treatment, including your choices for birth control.

Breast cancer during pregnancy

Find out about how breast cancer is diagnosed and treated if you are pregnant and where you can get help and support.

Life after breast cancer surgery

Find out about life after breast cancer surgery, how you might feel, and who can help.

Breast cancer and menopausal symptoms

Some breast cancer treatments cause low levels of sex hormones that lead to an early menopause or menopausal symptoms. Find out how to manage the effects.

Lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment

Find out about lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment, including how you can lower your risk of getting it and how to manage it.

Support at home for you and your family

You might need some care and support at home due to cancer or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. 

Living with advanced breast cancer

Find out about how to cope with advanced breast cancer and about the support available to you.

Resources and support

Find out about organisations and resources to help you cope, and there is information about suppliers of prosthesises and bras.

Amy's story

Read Amy's story about getting diagnosed with breast cancer, recovering from surgery and getting back into life.

Last reviewed: 
29 Dec 2017

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