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26 Year Old Male Has Lump Breast Cancer Or Gynecomastia
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Never heard of it: About 1/3 to 1/2 of males will undergo transient nipple or breast enlargement on one or both sides as they transition into puberty. It is a hormonal thing, not a cancer thing & usually fades within 6mo to a year. Rarely it can persist & require removal of breast tissue.A visit to the doc can confirm this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother, who is seventy, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. How survivable is breast cancer for women her age?
Discuss w/ doctor: Mention this to the provider. That's the person most able to determine the cause and find a corrective action if possible. ...Read more
I had vaser male breast reduction 5 years ago. Now developed lump under nipple,no breast enlargement could this be Gynecomastia regrowth? Or cancer?
Rare for Ca: Rare for male breast cancer, especially in field of previous gynecomastia. One can have reappearance of the male tissue that was not completely removed and has regrown or a lipoma, representing a fatty deposit in the remaining breast tissue. If questionable or enlarging a simple bx will resolve the problem. ...Read more
Yes but it's rare: Breast cancer can affect women at any age although is's rare for a 14 yeay old. About 7% of women with breast cancer are under 40 years old. The youngest person documented was about 3 years old. There are certain conditions that places a woman at high risk eg personal hisrory, strong family history (mother, sister etc), brca1/brca2 mutation etc. If you have a breast mass you should see your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10.5 year old daughter complains of pain in left nipple area. She found a pea sized hard lump. Other breast normal. Breast buds? Please advise!
Thelarche: Thelarche is the onset of secondary breast development, usually occurring at the beginning of puberty in girls. Thelarche is usually noticed as a firm, tender lump directly under the center of the nipple (papilla and areola). Thelarche is also referred to as a "breast bud", or your doctor may refer to tanner stage 2. ...Read more
There is breast cancer history in our family. Will my 18 year old daughter's risks increase if she has breast reduction surgery?
What is survivor rate for female, age 29 , that has had breast cancer two years ago?.Had chemo, double mastectomy, and radiation. She has the brac 1 gene
Gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast tissue in male patients. A common reason for it is during the puberty. Other causes are secondary to hormonal imbalnce, liver function abnormality, side effect of certain medications or other drugs, excess alcohol consumption and sometimes unknown causes. It would be best to see a breast care provider to work up its causes and ...Read more
Most breast cancers are carcinomas. This is a type of breast cancer. These cancers start in the cells that line organs and tissues. In fact, breast cancers are often a type of carcinoma called adenocarcinoma, which starts in cells that make glands (glandular tissue). Breast adenocarcinomas start in the ducts (the milk ducts) or ...Read more
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