The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

As a cancer survivor, do we live in fear of a virus too? As a survivor there are the constant thoughts and worries about recurrence or worse, metastasis. As a BRCA mutation carrier (or any hereditary genetic mutation), there are days of fear with a greater risk of a new diagnosis. These bring a challenge to every minute, hour and days of our life.  How does this compare to the fears of the Coronavirus? 

While flying home from vacation with my brother Harvey and our spouses, a trip we enjoy t...

On Father’s Day you’re probably thinking about the family of men in your life. In addition to your father or father in law or husband, you probably send wishes to sons, brothers, uncles, friends and neighbors. This Father’s Day would be a great opportunity to help make them all aware that breast cancer is not just a woman’s disease.

How many men are diagnosed with male breast cancer? The percentage is small, but is even a small number not important enough? Because it is few, does this mean we sho...

Is your glass half full or half empty? Do you find something positive no matter what or only have negative thoughts? Does the way you think have an effect on your health?  POSITIVELY!

This is an easy question for me to answer personally. I have always been a “glass half full” kind of person.  No matter how bad you think things are or can be, there is always something good if you search hard enough. I may not always like what is going on around me, but I know deep down, there is also somethin...

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 an...

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