The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

October 21, 2019

My name is Thomas T.  and I'm a 45 year old man with breast cancer.

A few months ago I was diagnosed with male breast cancer. I have been Married for 20 years. I  have two children both boys ages 20 and 17. I had genetic testing done to make sure that we were being proactive. I wanted to make sure that my children had all the knowledge that I could give them by completing any testing that I could have done. 

My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 35 years old, ended up with ovaria...

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...

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