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Is it possible for men to get breast cancer?

Is it possible for men to get breast cancer?

Yes, it is possible: Male breast cancer is rare in contrast to female breast cancer. In the United States, approximately 2140 new cases of mbc are diagnosed annually, and 450 deaths occur.The median age of onset of male breast cancer is 65 to 67, approximately 5 to 10 years older than in women. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Cancer (Definition)

The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more


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What is the likelihood of someone actually surviving breast cancer?

What is the likelihood of someone actually surviving breast cancer?

Extremely variable : This depends on the type, grade and stage. Some are essentially 100% curable, others are almost universally fatal. It varies remarkably. ...Read more

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Should I make any changes in my diet or physical exercise to reduce the risks of breast cancer?

Should I make any changes in my diet or physical exercise to reduce the risks of breast cancer?

Yes: Physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer. You should do at least 30 minutes of vigorous activity 3 or more times a week. A high fat diet is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, so cut down on fried or fatty foods. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms for breast cancer as my wife complain from pain in breast and feel that they are heavy?

What is the symptoms for breast cancer as my wife complain from pain in breast and feel that they are heavy?

Many or none: Proper screening with self breast exams looking for new lumps, breast exams by your physician looking for skin or nipple chanes as well as masses or lymph nodes, and mammogram and ultrasound if needed are the best ways to pick up early stage breast cancer before it causes any symptoms. Once advanced it can cause many different symptoms throughout the body. ...Read more

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Can you please explain breast cancer?

Can you please explain breast cancer?

Cancer of the breast: Cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Read more here : http://cancer.Gov/cancertopics/wyntk/breast. ...Read more

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What are the first warning signs of breast cancer?

Silence: In this country, breast cancer is most often detected by mammogram, before any symptoms. Other symptoms include a painless new lump, swollen lymph nodes in the armpit, dimpling in the skin of the breast, a newly inverted nipple, scaling or crusting of the nipple, or a sore on the breast that grown and doesn't heal. ...Read more

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What should I do if i suspect breast cancer?

What should I do if i suspect breast cancer?

See a physician: Immediately see your physician for a detailed history and physical. Diagnostic imaging (ultrasound or mammogram) may be indicated. ...Read more

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Whats an aide to detect breast cancer in its earlier stages?

Whats an aide to detect breast cancer in its earlier stages?

Biopsy.: Quite often the results of noninvasive examination, mammography and additional tests performed in special circumstances, like ultrasound or MRI are enough to perform excisional biopsy as the definitive diagnostic and curative method. Biopsy in these cases would get the entire cancer which can be studied under a microscope. ...Read more

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What should I look out for on a day to day basis to ensure that I don't develop breast cancer?

No good answers: No one knows for sure what lifestyle activities decrease a woman's risk of breast cancer. But regular exercise and avoiding alcohol seem to help. Regular exercise means doing about 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week of moderate-intensity activity like brisk walking, running, cycling, swimming, or dancing. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more


Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Breast Carcinoma (Definition)

Breast carcinoma is also known as Breast cancer. Breast carcinoma is a type of cancer where this uncontrolled growth of breast cells. Symptoms can include breast lumps, pain, and weight ...Read more