High functioning autism. It was my wife who spotted that my nipple was looking odd. Your health history is a record of your symptoms, risk factors and all the medical events and problems you have had in the past. Pain, redness, and even bleeding of the male nipple are fairly common complications of intense, prolonged exercise — hence the common names "jogger's" and "marathoner's" nipple. Only a small number of breast cancers in men are HER2 positive. But this could be avoided with appropriate interventions. Surgery - this is usually the first treatment option for male breast cancer, and usually involves an operation called a modified radical mastectomy.
Male Breast Cancer in India: Series from a Cancer Research Centre
Call us anonymously on the Cancer Answer Line at or email us your questions. Ensuring that men have a voice and opportunities to be heard is key. Temporal trends in and factors associated with contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among US men with breast cancer. Men don't have breasts, so how can they get breast cancer? Remember, survival rates depend on many factors. Even if the cancer is found at a more advanced stage, new treatments help many people with breast cancer maintain a good quality of life, at least for some time. Hormone therapy blocks the effects of estrogen and slows the growth.
Even among men there are differences. Breast lumps usually aren't cancer. It will be based on your health and specific information about the cancer. Find out more about physical exams and clinical breast exams. It is used to give an estimate of the percentage of people who will survive their cancer. For more details about breast cancer risk factors see our Biology of Breast Cancer Background Briefing.