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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. HISbreastcancer.org 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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The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

Together we are making a difference with awareness and savings lives and we hope you all feel an overwhelming amount of gratitude. For all of you, we are very thankful.

Often we are on the receiving line of the “thank you”; contacted by men or family members who have found us, found an outlet to share and to know they are not alone with a breast cancer diagnosis. Today however we’d like to take some time to thank those who have helped us to spread awareness of Male Breast Cancer and save lives.

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The words “thankful and cancer” do not usually go together!  But maybe they can….

Although intellectually we are far above other animals, we have a tendency to live our lives with a tunnel –like vision.  

We see our life as we anticipate it to be and often believe “this can’t happen to me”! This belief then leads us to expect how our day to day life will take place.  But things don’t always work the way we think they will! There’s an old saying I like and so not to bring religion to this you can f...

Our parents always tried to teach us to eat our fruits and vegetables and as hard as it may be to admit it- they were right!

As little as an apple a day may just be what you need to help fight cancer . Research from the Cornell University in Ithaca, NY have shown after several published studies there is growing evidence that an apple and other fruits and vegetables significantly inhibit in rats, the size of mammary tumors.  The importance of phytochemicals known as flavanoids which are found...

What Can “I” do? Many years ago I remember asking my doctor this question only to be told;

“We’ll keep a close watch and have a mammogram done every 6 months” with the thoughts of catching anything that appears early so we can take care of it quickly.

But that wasn’t my question! My question was- what can “I” do?! There must be something to assist with prevention?!  With the help of my husband, we researched and have learned over the past 15 years, there are many things we can do for and to assist...