The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

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 d...

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...

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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