The Male Breast  Cancer Blog

by HIS Breast Cancer Awareness

HIS Breast Cancer Awareness was established October 2009, because we believed we needed to make changes to what we know and think about breast cancer. This month, HIS Breast Cancer Awareness celebrates

10 years of doing just that- Educating and Saving Lives while supporting those who have been diagnosed and in memory of those who have died from this disease. Harvey’s diagnose is how HIS began, what we’ve accomplished makes us thrive, knowing there is so much more to do is what keeps us motivated...

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...

Alternative Treatment Proves to be Less Harmful to Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer impacts the lives of many women, men, and their families across the country. In fact, the National Breast Cancer Foundation says that by the end of 2017, 246,660 women and 2,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer.

Treatments include chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, but some pose a higher risk than others. In order to decide which treatment is best for a patient's breast cancer, where their cancer is loca...

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...

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