The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, your ability to earn a living may be adversely affected, forcing you to take time off or resign completely. To compound the stress, most breast cancer treatments, such as radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery, are expensive without health insurance, which you may lose access to if you can’t work. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) pays monthly cash benefits and enables access to Medicare or Medicaid for women and men debilitated by...

Are you "aware" and making healthier choices?

You hear all about awareness for breast cancer through the gazillion commercials and advertisements with the pink ribbon letting you know you should “be aware”. Do you choose the foods you eat or the personal care products you use because they support Breast Cancer? And why are these products only supporting women’s needs? What about the men?! Are they really teaching you anything or just helping to increase their profits which in turn allows them to...

It’s almost a given that in one’s lifetime either a friend, family member, loved one or oneself will be diagnosed with cancer. It surrounds us and is a part of our life even if it’s just a fleeting moment because we experience a pain, feel something somewhere on our body, or just self-diagnos.

So you would think when my brother Harvey called me to say he was on his way to see his doctor because he thought he felt a lump, or something on his breast area, I would have been more prepared. Especially...

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