5 facts about breast cancer that men need to know

5 facts about breast cancer that men need to know

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Most of the information available on breast cancer are directed towards the diagnosis and management in women but men need not worry. Generally, men will receive the same tests and treatment as in the case of women. However, there are some slight differences in the symptoms or risk factors when it comes to breast cancer in men.
31 Aug 2016 - General
Marinelle Castro Woah, if you've seen 2 males with breast cancer in just 2 months, then maybe it isn't as rare in males as we think? I believe that current lifestyles may have an impact on men contracting breast cancer as well, as even the food we eat (like chicken) contains a lot of hormones. Also, I know of gay men who take estrogen supplements for their features to seem more feminine. DO you think this...
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Men really do care about looking macho. They feel that it will reduce the machismo effect if they whine about finding a lump in the chest. Hence, men have the lumps checked at a later stage that results in poor prognosis. All of this could be prevented with setting aside some ego and having the chest examined before the cancer metastasizes. What is interesting in this article is that men more often can have infiltrating ductal carcinoma which is very invasive. It is better to spread the awarenes...
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No one is really excused to every condition. As long as you are guilty among all of the risk factors, no one is exempted. It is sad that the prognosis in men is poorer compared to those who are women. As far as I know, I've never known any male who has a breast cancer. I mean my friends, relatives or anyone that I known of. As to my family, my grandmother has breast cancer and though she was able to complete the chemotherapy sessions, maybe due to old age and complications, she passed away a...
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Unfortunately, being male does not exclude one from having breast cancer. When I was a general surgery resident, I wrote a paper on this because I had two patients who have male cancer. Both patients are in their teens! Its so unusual because I've seen both patients in a span of two months. This is supposed to be rare disease because until now I haven't heard of any new patients who have such. Those patients did not have IDCA, but both has "Secretory breast cancer". Its a type ...
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