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How do you define male breast cancer?
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: It is
histologically the same as female breast cancer, and presents the same way, eg with a lump, albeit usually at a more advanced stage.
Imaging work up is also similar, with mammography and sonography the initial modalities of choice.

In brief: It is
histologically the same as female breast cancer, and presents the same way, eg with a lump, albeit usually at a more advanced stage.
Imaging work up is also similar, with mammography and sonography the initial modalities of choice.
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Male Breast Cancer
Mbc (male breast cancer) is breast cancer in a man.
Men, can get breast cancer jsut like women. They have breast tissue as well. Men are at much lower risk for this type of cacner, but it can happen.

In brief: Male Breast Cancer
Mbc (male breast cancer) is breast cancer in a man.
Men, can get breast cancer jsut like women. They have breast tissue as well. Men are at much lower risk for this type of cacner, but it can happen.
Dr. David Masiello
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Dr. James Gulley
About 1% of breast cancer in United States occurs in man.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Usually adult male
Develops a lump or assymmetry of breast/pectoral tissue.
Adolescemt boys commonly get gynecomastia during puberty that may embarrass them, but has no clinical import. Adult men develop duct cancer just like women, but much much less frequently, but it can be as lethal or curable as women. All men have remnants/precursors of true breast tissue. Find a lump, seek a cause and answer from your doc.

In brief: Usually adult male
Develops a lump or assymmetry of breast/pectoral tissue.
Adolescemt boys commonly get gynecomastia during puberty that may embarrass them, but has no clinical import. Adult men develop duct cancer just like women, but much much less frequently, but it can be as lethal or curable as women. All men have remnants/precursors of true breast tissue. Find a lump, seek a cause and answer from your doc.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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