The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

Surviving breast cancer definitely isn’t easy but being a survivor during Covid-19 makes everything even more challenging! As a man, you’re probably used to feeling strong and able to conquer most anything but after being diagnosed with male breast cancer, you may have to work a little harder to regain that strength.

HIS Breast Cancer wants to assist with giving away FREE year long memberships to Grokker and providing a few tips for your daily exercise routine. Grokker shares on-line health and...

The Benefits of Service Dogs in Cancer Recovery

Service dogs can provide patients during and after radiation or chemotherapy with social, physical, and emotional support during cancer recovery. Spending time with a four-legged companion — petting their fur, walking, and enjoying loyal companionship — has been proven to spark joy, encourage socialization, and improve mental health in cancer patients, according to recent studies. More than that, dogs can also perform daily tasks for those with limi...

February 12, 2018

Arm and shoulder movement after recovering from male breast cancer

If you are recovering from male breast cancer, exercise isn’t just about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It is also about improving circulation, lymph function and increasing mobility as your body is healing. What is more, according to Cancer.org,  exercising regularly can lower recurrence risk of breast cancer too.

Getting the arms and shoulders moving is very important, as this will help you get back to normal daily activities...

“My body had a mind of its own. I needed to take control, for my mind, my health and my soul.” 

I decided to go to Hilton Head Health (H3) at a not-so-perfect time in my life. I had just recently received my third diagnosis of breast cancer since the age of 37.  With the third diagnosis being invasive, the following procedures and medication lead to a complete devastation to my overall system. My body seemed to have a mind of its own, and I decided it was time for me to take control.

Something I h...