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Male Breast Cancer Symptoms, Signs and Self-Exam

What are some of the symptoms for male breast cancer? Male breast cancer symptoms are no different than they are for women. What is different is men need to be aware they can be diagnosed with breast cancer and know any symptom, needs to be checked. Breast lumps, bumps or breast soreness may not be just because of a hard workout in the gym or other heavy lifting, etc. Mass located under the nipple Inverted or retraction of nipple Nipple discharge- may be bloody or clear Skin dimpling or puckering Itching of the nipple area Redness or scaling of the nipple Other symptoms may include a lump or swelling under the arm in the lymph node area as well as the collar bone. A common cause and diagnos

Male Breast Cancer Risks

It’s October and it’s time for awareness and education, so let’s begin with Wikipedia’s definition of Male Breast Cancer: “Male breast cancer (male breast neoplasm) is a rare cancer in males that originates from the breast. Many males with breast cancer have inherited a BRCA mutation, but there are other causes, including alcohol abuse and exposure to certain hormones and ionizing radiation. As it presents a similar pathology as female breast cancer, assessment and treatment relies on experiences and guidelines that have been developed in female patients.[1][2][3] The optimal treatment is currently not known.[4 “ Defining Male Breast Cancer is one thing, living with the risk of or diagnosis

October Awareness is Pink and blue

This is not your typical fall! The temperatures are dropping and the humidity is less, it’s so nice to welcome the fall season. As summer has officially ended, we are now preparing for the changing of the colors of the leaves, the flowers, yummy apples and all those pumpkins waiting to be carved. But October represents more than just the fall season as we are surrounded by ribbons of pink to represent breast cancer awareness month. STOP, WAIT, LOOK! What’s that? It’s Pink and Blue?! Do you know that Breast cancer is not just a women’s disease? If we’re going to talk about awareness, then it’s time we really understand there is more to this month than making sure women are checking themselve

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