Kaitlynn. Age: 22.
But it's still rare. It's unclear whether the reported rise means the disease is slowly becoming more common, or whether men better understand the symptoms and report their symptoms, leading to diagnoses that might have been missed in the past. If you notice any persistent changes to your breasts, you should contact your doctor.
Paris. Age: 27.
Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer in Men
This website translates English to other languages using an automated tool. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Breast cancer happens when certain cells in the breast become cancerous and form a tumor. Men can have the same types of breast cancer as women.
Lillian. Age: 29.
Symptoms of Male Breast Cancer
Male breast cancer is a relatively rare cancer but one that doctors often diagnose in the later stages. Knowing how to recognize the signs can help a person get early treatment. The outlook for male breast cancer is excellent if diagnosis occurs in the early stages.
The exact causes of breast cancer in men are not fully understood, but certain factors may increase the risk. The most important risk factor is increasing age. Most men who get breast cancer are over 60, although younger men can be affected.