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HIS Breast Cancer Awareness is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization supporting the awareness and education of male breast cancer survival rate and support, breast cancer in men risk factors, male breast cancer statistics, male breast cancer symptoms, male breast cancer treatment, signs and symptoms of male breast cancer lump, causes, survival, ribbon, ICD 10, BRCA, BRCA2 and breast cancer genetics in men. HISbreastcancer.org is an educational website supporting male breast cancer coalition. All information contained herein is not a substitute for medical advice and/or treatment. We are not physicians. Please consult your physician for any medical concerns as our information is not intended for any diagnoses. We do not assume any liability for the accuracy or usefulness of any information on this web site.

 

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The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

When most people hear the words breast cancer chances are they think of a woman, but as we know, men can develop this form of cancer too, even though it’s relatively rare. Ensuring that men are aware that breast cancer can be a risk for them is essential in order to catch the condition early and maximize chances of a good outcome. Campaigns targeting men are vital. According to a recent article in the Journal of International Medical Research, public education programs and promotional campaigns...

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...

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...