19 doctors weighed in:
If he has breasts, can a man get a mammogram?
19 doctors weighed in

Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
10 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes he can. In fact there are thousands of cases of male breast cancer a year in the us.

In brief: Yes
Yes he can. In fact there are thousands of cases of male breast cancer a year in the us.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Mammograms may be useful in men who have a strong family history, nipple discharge, and/or prominent breast tissue (gynecomastia).

In brief: Yes
Mammograms may be useful in men who have a strong family history, nipple discharge, and/or prominent breast tissue (gynecomastia).
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Devon Webster
Any man, no matter how small his breast tissue is, can have a mammogram.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
1% of all breast cancers occur in men.
If a man has a lump or other symptom, he can definitely have a mammogram.

In brief: Yes
1% of all breast cancers occur in men.
If a man has a lump or other symptom, he can definitely have a mammogram.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Man-boobs!
Large breasts in males are associated usually with obesity, and the conversion of testosterone to 17-b-estradiol by an enzyme in fat called cyclic aromatase.
Elevated Estradiol levels are found in men with breast cancer 95% of the time. Over 80% are estrogen receptor positive!

In brief: Man-boobs!
Large breasts in males are associated usually with obesity, and the conversion of testosterone to 17-b-estradiol by an enzyme in fat called cyclic aromatase.
Elevated Estradiol levels are found in men with breast cancer 95% of the time. Over 80% are estrogen receptor positive!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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