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What Is The Difference Between Gynecomastia Male Breast Cancer
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
Can you please discuss the key difference between male breast cancer and regular breast development?
Breast cancer: Unless you are brca + your risk is 1%. I you have something abnormal you should be seen and examined by a surgeon.
What is male breast cancer? How common is breast cancer in males? Are there any differences between breast cancer in males and females?
Color: Flesh colored. If it involves the skin it could look red or inflamed but normally would be a palpable lump under normal looking skin.
See a doctor: The temporary puberty that you are referring to is called gynecomastia and can be common in men. It is seen at puberty but can also be seen in grown men who are overweight (the man boob) or due to medications. Male breast cancer usually occurs on 1 side and is firm. I recommend getting evaluated by your family doctor who can refer you to a surgeon for complete evaluation.See 1 more doctor answer
What are the usual symptoms of male breast cancer, and how often do patients not have the usual symptoms?
Male breast cancer: Hard lump behind nipple, non painful usually, sometimes the nipple will invert or have discharge, older male usually.See 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 16 male and and I feel something abnormal underneath my right nipple. What are some of the other symptoms of male breast cancer?
Relax. Another trick: Your body is playing. It's called gynecomastia. It can be one or both sides. Caused by testosterone; does not mean you are a girl. It can be embarrassing. But there is no reason to do anything and it is not cancer. Older men can get it as a side effect of some drugs. Male breast cancer is usually older men, or at least older than 25. You do not have breast cancer.See 1 more doctor answer
Same as in female: He will need to be treated accordingly. Treatment will be pretty much like breast cancer in female- will depend on the biology of the cancer-, stage, overall health condition and preference. Surgery will be needed if possible, then radiation therapy if lumpectomy is chosen or if surgical margin is positive or other reason. Chemo, targetted therapy and hormonal therapy are available.See 1 more doctor answer
I know only1% of all breast cancers are in men but What % of male breast lumps turn out to be male breast cancer?
Is it common for cyst to form under nipple in male? Swells up oneday, next day smaller. Should I be worried about male breast cancer? 27 yr old male
Occurs when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. Often curable if found early and treated effectively with surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy, or a combination thereof. Early detection before the malignancy becomes large enough to be felt depends on mammography/sonography and MRI imaging of the breast ...Read more
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
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