Breast cancer helplines

Use our helplines to find more information and advice on breast cancer

NHS Choices – Cancer of the Breast

Breast Awareness. Checking your breasts regularly can help youknow when something’s wrong. Make sure you’re aware what signs to lookfor, and, when to see a doctor.

Breast cancer in women

Breast cancer in men


Introduction and information on cancer of the breast in women and men from NHS including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risks and treatment and with links to other useful websites.


Breast cancer awareness charity aimed at young people to promote early detection through educating about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. We exist to educate and remind every 18-30 year old in the UK that checking their boobs isn't only fun, it could save their life.

Breast Cancer Care

Helpline: 0808 800 6000

Offers information and support to women and men who have or fear they may have breast cancer, and their families and friends. A range of publications including booklets and fact sheets on all aspects of breast cancer are available free on the website, as well as a free confidential helpline run by specially trained nurses.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Helpline: 0808 808 0000

Understanding Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer in men

Types of surgery

Breast reconstruction

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help.

Cancer Help UK

Helpline: 0808 800 4040

Breast Cancer

Male Breast Cancer

Surgery to remove your breast

Breast Reconstruction

CancerHelp UK is a free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.

The National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Helpline

Helpline: 01629 813000 (available 24 hours)

Provides help and information for those concerned about their family history of breast cancer, and also has a useful database of women prepared to share their own experiences with others.