Breast cancer in men appears as a lump in the breast tissue or in the lymph nodes near the breast area. It can sometimes cause pain. Premier Physician Network’s Dr. Thomas Heck talks more about how breast cancer appears in men. Find more answers to frequently asked questions about cancer at www.PremierPhysicianNet.com/FamilyHealth.
Though it’s thought of as a disease that strikes women, men also battle breast cancer. “Men have breast tissue. I think that’s an important lesson,” says Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, medical oncologist and director of Mayo Clinic’s Cancer Survivorship Program. “If a man finds an abnormality in his breast tissue, he should seek prompt medical attention.” In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ruddy explains who’s most at risk and what symptoms to watch for with breast cancer in men. Jeff Olsen reports. More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News Network http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/
Henry Corral, an Arizona native, shares with us his battle with breast cancer. He describes his personal journey as he overcame a diagnosis that a relatively few number of men experience.
Dr. Stephanie Hines, internal medicine physician and a member of Mayo's Breast Clinic in Florida, talks about breast concerns in men, including breast cancer and its symptoms. The most common condition is gynecomastia or enlarged breasts. Dr. Hines also discusses tests used to consider for further diagnosis. For more information, visit www.mayoclinic.org/breastcancerprogram-jax/.
Dr. Christopher Childers, a UCLA surgical resident, explains why men should be tested for gene mutations linked to breast cancer.
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Breast lumps in men should be always taken seriously .It is becoming common entity these days. Whether it is hormonal deficiency or nutritional deficiency or toxins in the diet.If there is any lump in the breast it is easily detectable as breast tissue in the men is very small. as soon as lump is detected it is better to consult doctor because it could be cancerous.
Dr. Lisa K. Jacobs, Johns Hopkins Breast Surgeon and Director of the HCGH Breast Center discusses breast lumps including how common they are, different types, causes, the effect of a family history, detection, and treatment. For more information on the Breast Center at Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, please visit http://www.hcgh.org/breastcenter.
After doctors discovered a lump on Joel Hughes' chest at a routine annual exam, Joel received a shocking diagnosis — breast cancer. Now Joel is sharing his breast cancer journey and what men should know about the disease.
Before puberty begins and hormone levels shift and rise, female and male breasts look very much alike.Gynecomastia or male breast growth or swelling may cause breast pain in some people. In addition to being a normal process, it can also be due to: certain medications or substance abuse, especially alcohol,diseases of or involvement of the testes (i.e., testicular torsion or trauma, hemochromatosis, Klinefelter syndrome) rarely, tumors, HIV, kidney disease, or hyperthyroidism