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The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

Can you be a man and have or pass down the BRCA (BReast CAncer) gene mutation? The quick answer is YES! So what does this mean exactly if you’re a guy? Take the time to learn more, it could save many lives! 

Men with BRCA - What is the BRCA gene mutation?

EVERYONE has BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. These genes help repair damage to the DNA within cells. However, some individuals inherit a mutation in one of their BRCA genes, which increases their risk for certain cancers, including breast (female and male...

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
Gene...

There’s a day for Mother’s, Father’s, and your boss, a day for honoring our flag, our veterans and our freedom.  There is Black Friday to go shopping, Cyber Monday to shop on line and so why not have a day for giving?  Welcome #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday that follows Thanksgiving!

 #GivingTuesday, is a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world.  After t...