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Male Breast Cancer In Seniors: Everything You Need To Know

Male Breast Cancer In Seniors: Everything You Need To Know Male breast cancer mostly affects older men - the average age of diagnosis is 67. In the USA, it occurs in approximately 1 in 100,000 statistics. Raising awareness is desperately important, as the condition is under-researched. A lot of the knowledge and understanding has come from the research for female breast cancer. Increasing awareness will also lead to quicker diagnosis’ by medical professionals. Family History is Important Genetics has a big role to play in occurrence - it should be encouraged among all seniors to take a medical family history, and to keep this information to hand. An accurate history can make a huge differen

Proton Therapy- A Less Harmful Option?

Alternative Treatment Proves to be Less Harmful to Breast Cancer Patients Breast cancer impacts the lives of many women, men, and their families across the country. In fact, the National Breast Cancer Foundation says that by the end of 2017, 246,660 women and 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Treatments include chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, but some pose a higher risk than others. In order to decide which treatment is best for a patient's breast cancer, where their cancer is located must be considered. For example, if a patient has the cancer in their left breast, that area comes dangerously close to the heart. In terms of treatment, traditional radiation could harm that vi

Recovering From Male Breast Cancer Treatments

Arm and shoulder movement after recovering from male breast cancer If you are recovering from male breast cancer, exercise isn’t just about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It is also about improving circulation, lymph function and increasing mobility as your body is healing. What is more, according to Cancer.org, exercising regularly can lower recurrence risk of breast cancer too. Getting the arms and shoulders moving is very important, as this will help you get back to normal daily activities. Exercise can also help combat the symptoms of depression and gives you a feeling of well being. However, do make sure you consult your doctor before undergoing exercise. Arm and shoulder movement

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