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A 44-year-old member asked:

Do men get mammograms? how?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Yes, they do: Yes, men get mammogram as well if there is any suspicion on the clinical exam. Mammogram is done on the same exact procedure both in men and women.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology 55 years experience
Yes: Men can develop breast cancer and mammography would be part of the workup in a male with a breast lump.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
The exact same: technique as with females. A mammogram can be performed on virtually anyone with even minimal tissue in the breast regions. Men get mammograms for breast lumps or other symptoms, and also possibly screening if they are at very high risk. A small percentage,

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Should men get mammograms regularly?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
No: Mammograms are not indicated as a screening test for men due to the low incidence of breast cancer (~1:1000). Men at high risk for breast cancer may have mammograms, however.

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