How can you tell if you have breast cancer, male.?

New mass. There will be a lump under or near a nipple, probably not painful. Any such bump deserves evaluation by a physician.

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How to tell if you have breast cancer, male?

See a doctor... While breast cancer is not common in men, it does sometimes happen. History and physical examination from a healthcare provider is the best place to start. A doc could help to distinguish gynecomastia (growth of benign breast tissue in men) from cancer. If needed, imaging studies and/or a biopsy could be performed to confirm benign versus malignant diagnosis. Don't wait. See a doc & find out. Read more...
Palpable lump. Breast cancer in men usually presents as a palpable lump. An ultrasound +/- needle biopsy can usually clarify the situation quickly. Read more...

Can you tell me how is it that men can still get breast cancer?

Because men. Also have breasts , 1% breast cancers are in men , due to lack of awareness , diagnosed late , results in poor prognosis. Read more...

Please tell me if it is possible for a male to get breast cancer?

Yep. Albeit rarely, only 2, 000 new cases every year in the u. S. Males who are brca carriers have a higher risk, maybe 4-8% chance of getting cancer during their lifetime. Men should be aware of any lump in their breast and promptly seek medical advise. Read more...

Can you tell me how do men get breast cancer and where on that area does the cancer form?

Uncommon but occurs. Male breast cancer is most common in older men, though male breast cancer can occur at any age. Although the incidence is 1/100 less frequent than women, the presentation is the same, usually a small mass under the nipple. Risk factors for male breast cancer include exposure to radiation, a family history of breast cancer, and having high estrogen levels. Treatment entails removal of the breast. Read more...

Can you please tell me if it's just women who suffer from breast cancer, or can men develop the cancer as well?

Dr. Lawson is right! But the few men who develop breast cancer have high levels of estradiol, the principle female hormone. Most of these men are obese and body fat converts testosterone to Estradiol by the enzyme cyclic aromatase. Another truth to the adage " obesity feminizes men.". Read more...

Please tell me, could men get breast cancer and what color is the awareness ribbon for that?

Yes. Men get breast cancer at a rate of about 1% of the rate in women. Given that female breast cancer is, unfortunately, all too common, male breast cancer is unusual but not rate. I am not aware of any "ribbon" campaign for male breast cancer; the one for "breast cancer" should be sufficient. Read more...

Could you tell me if my mom has breast cancer what are my chances of getting it (im male)?

LOW. It's uncommon for any men to get breast cancer, less than 1/100 cases compared to women. No significant increase in males with mothers with breast cancer, though women with such mothers have an increase to about 14-15 %. Don't fret, and good luck. Read more...