Cancer

Male Breast Cancer


Description

Breast cancer is not only experienced by women, men also have breast tissue that can undergo cancerous. Male breast cancer is most common among men aged 60-70 years. Although male breast cancer and breast cancer in women are similar, important differences as lies in breast size and awareness affect early diagnosis and survival in cases of male breast cancer.

Cause

Just as in women, one of the risk factors in men is a genetic disorder that can be derived.

In addition to genetic factors, other risk factors for breast cancer in men, namely:
Overweight
Excess estrogen
Large Breasts
Has a rare genetic disorders such as Klinefelter syndrome.

Symptom

Knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer can help save lives. The earlier the disease is discovered, the more treatment options and better opportunities.

The most common sign of breast cancer for men and women is a lump or thickening in the breast.Often the lump is painless. Symptoms of male breast cancer include:
* The skin dimpling or puckering
* Development of new revocation or indentation of the nipple
* Changes in nipple or breast skin, such as scaling or redness.

Treatment

Breast cancer in men are generally treated the same as in women. In most cases there is no appropriate treatment exists. Instead, it will want to find the best approach for. To do that, should consider various factors, including cancer stage and age.

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