What is the treatment for male breast cancer?

Same as female. It is essentially the same as a female which means that it depends on the stage and can range from lumpectomy to mastectomy with or without axillary node dissection and/or chemo- or hormonal therapy and/or radiation therapy.
Mastectomy. Most times removal of the breast. Www. Drlugo. Com.

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What are the treatment options for male breast cancer?

Same as for women. The treatment for male breast cancer is the same as it is for women. Treatment depends upon the stage, cancer characteristics, patient health and patient preferences.
Usually... Surgery with mastectomy is indicated. Depending on the final findings, hormone or chemotherapy may also be indicated.

Can I have male breast cancer?

Yes.... ..If you are a man, of course. Male breast cancer is rare, just a couple of thousand cases diagnosed every year in the us. The risk is higher in men who carry inherited traits like brca mutations. That said, it can happen to anyone so please see your doc if you notice breast lumps.
Yes, about 1% of breast cancers occur in men. If you feel a breast lump, see your doctor. You may need a mammogram and/or ultrasound.

How rare is male breast cancer?

Very rare. Less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the us annually are in men. The lifetime risk of a man developing breast cancer is about 1:1000. Men can inherit the hereditary risk for breast cancer (brca mutations), but, even then, the lifetime risk of actually developing breast cancer is less than 20%.
1/1000 lifetime. Here is a number stating 1 in 1, 000 lifetime chance of a man to get breast cancer in his lifetime, though I have also seen a 1 in 10, 000 number. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/male_breast_cancer/article. Htm to me, male breast cancer is a marker for possible brca mutation, especially in a jewish family, and should prompt a discussion for testing for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer syndrome.
Rare. It is quite rare. Presents as a painless lump under tge nipple most often over age 65. Less than 1% of breast cancers occur in men.

What are the tests for male breast cancer?

Same as female. Clincal or self breast examination, mammogram, ultrasound, mri, genetic testing and breast biopsy, to name a few.
Us an mmg. Ultrasound and mammogram.

Is it possible that I have male breast cancer?

Pretty rare. Most tenderness or swelling under the male breast is because of the development of benign breast tissue called gynecomastia. This can be caused by certain medications and medical conditions. Male breast cancer occurs but is rare. Best advice, check with your doctor, he may even order a mammogram to be sure.
Yes it is. If you have a growing lump or thickness in your breast, it should be checked by a physician or a surgeon. Breast cancer in men does occur in more than 1, 000 cases per year in the us.

I would like help on male breast cancer and such?

Not sure.. ..What you mean. If you need treatment, get yourself a multidisciplinary group of docs. If you need information, check the american cancer society or the national cancer institute websites.
Too vague. Please ask specific questions on these male health topics. Use one topic per question. Thanks.