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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes...: ...If you are a man, of course. Male breast cancer is rare, just a couple of thousand cases diagnosed every year in the us. The risk is higher in men ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: about 1% of breast cancers occur in men. If you feel a breast lump, see your doctor. You may need a mammogram and/or ultrasound.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Dahlberg
30 years experience General Surgery
Breast Cancer in Men: A few are caused by exposure to radiation. An inherited mutation in the tumor suppressor gene brca2 is associated with a very high risk, but most male ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hereditary + : Male breast cancer is rare. It happens due to combination of genetic mutation ( in majority of them ) for instance brca 1 mutation etc- and environmen ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Very rare.: Less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the us annually are in men. The lifetime risk of a man developing breast cancer is about 1:10 ... Read More
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
1/1000 lifetime: Here is a number stating 1 in 1, 000 lifetime chance of a man to get breast cancer in his lifetime, though I have also seen a 1 in 10, 000 number. ht ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Rare: It is quite rare. Presents as a painless lump under tge nipple most often over age 65. Less than 1% of breast cancers occur in men.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Very rare.: Less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the us annually are in men. The lifetime risk of a man developing breast cancer is about 1:10 ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Same as women: A lump felt on the breast/chest, abnormal skin changes, nipple discharge, nipple inversion, palpable mass in the axilla/underarm. Male breast cance ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Male Breast Cancer: Mbc (male breast cancer) is breast cancer in a man. Men, can get breast cancer jsut like women. They have breast tissue as well. Men are at much lo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Cancer: The same like female cancer. A mass, lymph nodes involvement, andsize change.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Same as female: Clincal or self breast examination, mammogram, ultrasound, mri, genetic testing and breast biopsy, to name a few.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Painless lump: Breast cancer appear in men as silent painless lump, often ignored then as fixed ulcerated mass. 1% of breast cancers are in men, as diagnosis is don ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: If there is truly a diagnosis of breast cancer, that person needs to be referred to a surgeon for likely mastectomy in male patients, and need to see ... Read More
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