A 40-year-old member asked:
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should men get mammograms regularly?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
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.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No guidelines: Currently there are no guidelines for breast cancer screening in men.
Answered on Apr 15, 2012
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No, the: incidence of breast cancer in men is too low to warrant a general screening program. Individual men with high risk profiles, however, might be candidates for screening.
Answered on Jul 15, 2014

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Breast cancer in men is rare, but it happens. Men over 60 are more likely to get breast cancer. Because men have less breast tissue, they feel or se ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Mammograms may be useful in men who have a strong family history, nipple discharge, and/or prominent breast tissue (gynecomastia).
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Investigations : Suggest repeat mammogram and breast ultrasound

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