Coronavirus and breast cancer

If you have breast cancer and are concerned about what the coronavirus (COVID-19) means for your breast cancer treatment, the Breast Cancer Network of Australia has developed important information about how you can reduce your exposure to the virus and what to do if you experience any of the coronavirus symptoms:

For the latest information on coronavirus & breast cancer

For FAQs relating to coronavirus & breast cancer

McGrath Breast Care Nurse support

If you would like to speak to a McGrath Breast Care Nurse about how coronavirus will impact your breast cancer treatment, search for a nurse near you using the McGrath Foundation’s ‘Find a Nurse’ tool and give them a call.

If you can’t see a nurse near you, you can call our telephone support service on 1800 183 338.

Breast Care Telephone Support Nurse

Pip Bell

1800 183 338

Pip works Monday–Friday 9am–5pm AEST. You can also leave a message and Pip will get back to you. She has been a McGrath Breast Care Nurse since 2011, and provides telephone support from our office in Sydney. Pip also provides back-up phone service to our other McGrath Breast Care Nurses in the community, allowing you to get support when your local McGrath Breast Care Nurse is on leave.

General COVID-19 information

If you have specific questions about COVID-19 please contact the Australian Government’s National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.