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My Story- Diagnosed With Male Breast Cancer

My name is Thomas T. and I'm a 45 year old man with breast cancer. A few months ago I was diagnosed with male breast cancer. I have been Married for 20 years. I have two children both boys ages 20 and 17. I had genetic testing done to make sure that we were being proactive. I wanted to make sure that my children had all the knowledge that I could give them by completing any testing that I could have done. My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 35 years old, ended up with ovarian cancer and finally past 7 years ago of leukemia. My father has chronic leukemia and had lung cancer. Needless to say I was waiting for something to happen - I was just very surprised when it ended

Stress-Relief Techniques For Men With Breast Cancer

About 2,670 U.S. men are estimated to have been diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Male breast cancer comprises less than 1% of all breast cancer cases. Given its rarity, there are a lot of misconceptions and stigma surrounding male breast cancer, which often results in a lot of stress and anxiety in men who have been diagnosed with the disease. Furthermore, the lack of male-centric information regarding breast cancer can bring about psychological distress. Dealing with this condition can be very tough, not just physically, but also emotionally and spiritually. Thankfully, there are ways to deal with the stress and other psychological effects that come with a male breast cancer diagnosi

Ten Years of Educating and Saving Lives

HIS Breast Cancer Awareness was established October 2009, because we believed we needed to make changes to what we know and think about breast cancer. This month, HIS Breast Cancer Awareness celebrates 10 years of doing just that- Educating and Saving Lives while supporting those who have been diagnosed and in memory of those who have died from this disease. Harvey’s diagnose is how HIS began, what we’ve accomplished makes us thrive, knowing there is so much more to do is what keeps us motivated and hopeful. “11 Years Ago…Almost to this day… I discovered a lump under my left nipple… 10 Days later, I was diagnosed with Male Breast Cancer! My World Changed. My Life Changed. My Direction Change

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HIS Breast Cancer Awareness is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization supporting the awareness and education of male breast cancer survival rate and support, breast cancer in men risk factors, male breast cancer statistics, male breast cancer symptoms, male breast cancer treatment, signs and symptoms of male breast cancer lump, causes, survival, ribbon, ICD 10, BRCA, BRCA2 and breast cancer genetics in men. is an educational website supporting male breast cancer coalition. All information contained herein is not a substitute for medical advice and/or treatment. We are not physicians. Please consult your physician for any medical concerns as our information is not intended for any diagnoses. We do not assume any liability for the accuracy or usefulness of any information on this web site.


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