Male Breast Cancer
Male breast cancer is rare, however it is a disease that affects some males mostly in the age range of 60 to 70 years.
If you have a family history of breast cancer in female members of the family, or male breast cancer, then your risks are slightly higher than average. If this is the case you should make regular checks for changes around the breasts, crusting, scaling or itching around the nipple area and look for lumps on self examination.
Testosterone prevents breast growth after puberty which reduces the amount of fatty tissue which cancer cells could populate. If a cancer cell does occur however the smaller level of fatty tissue means that spread to lymph and surrounds can happen faster. Detection at an early stage is therefore very important.
Gynecomastia, which result in a small ball or disc like growth under the nipple, can be felt but not usually visible, are endocrine tumours. These are caused by hormone change in young boys or hormone imbalance in older men. This type of male breast cancer can lead to liver disease and obesity.
Invasive Ductal Carcinomas in men occur in 300 men in the UK each year. Information and treatment is similar to that for woman. Treatment for men can affect fertility and sex life.
Risk of breast cancer in men is increased by obesity, chronic liver conditions and genetic factors. The gene BRCA2 is more common than BRCA1 in men both of which are linked to breast cancer. An extra female chromosome may also cause the onset of breast cancer. This is known as Klinefecters Syndrome.
General symptoms to be aware of are Lump, discharge from nipple, swelling, sore/ ulcer, nipple retraction, lumps under arm
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To your health; Pete
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