Breast Cancer In Men

  • 1. Introduction to Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Breast cancer in men occurs due to the abnormal alterations and expansion of unusual cells in the breast, resulting in tumor formation. The tumor in the breast can be malignant or non-cancerous. Breast cancer usually matures in adjacent lymph nodes but can also mature in other ...
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  • 2. Statistics of Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Approximately 2650 men in the US are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer in women. Almost 530 men are predicted to die from breast cancer. Most of the death rates in men are due to metastatic breast cancer. Men with met...
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  • 3. Risk Factors for Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. Men above 50 years of age are more prone to the risk of breast cancer development. Breast cancer risks in men are increased by genetic changes in...
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  • 4. Prevention of Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Some primary preventive measures are taken for reducing the risk of breast cancer in men. To date, no natural way to avoid breast cancer in men is estimated. The best way to lower the risk of inflammatory breast cancer is to follow the preventive measures for other types of bre...
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  • 5. Screening of Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Breast cancer screening in men is similar to other types of breast cancer in women. It is integrated by determining the initial signs and symptoms related to the disease. The primary aim of breast cancer screening in men depends upon reducing the number of individuals who die ...
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  • 6. Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Breast cancer in men is diagnosed based on signs and symptoms. In men, breast cancer symptoms are identified by mass or swelling beneath the arm or in the breast that feels like a very firm knot. Any additional skin or nipple abnormalities, including redness, burning sensation,...
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  • 7. Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Men
  • Executive Summary Breast cancer in men is diagnosed based on signs and symptoms. The breast cancer diagnosis in men relies on the type of tumor, such as benign or malignant. There are different types of tests for diagnosing breast cancer in men. Imaging examinations are done in cases of metastas...
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  • 8. Stages of Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary The staging system of breast cancer in men depends upon the size of the tumor, its metastasis to lymph nodes and other body parts, and its biomarkers. The location or suspect area of cancer growth is evaluated by assessing the stage of the disease. The TNM staging system is use...
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  • 9. Types of Treatment for Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary The different types of standard treatments for breast cancer in men is explained in detail. Standard treatments are used along with the integration of effective treatment planning. Clinical trials are used as an innovative treatment approach that combines different therapies an...
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  • 10. About Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating breast cancer in men. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to radiation therapy or surgery, and new therapies are integrated into breast tumour clinical trials in men. New t...
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  • 11. Latest Research On Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Several research studies have been conducted to seek more information on breast cancer in men, their related prevention method, their diagnostic approach at the initial phase, and the best treatments strategies. Clinical trials test new surgical methods that save tissue or pre...
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  • 12. Coping with Treatment of Breast Cancer in men
  • Executive Summary Breast cancer treatment in men results into causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations as per the individuals. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves with differe...
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  • 13. Follow-up Care for Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for breast cancer in men refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after any recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the patients’ overall health. Both medical and physical examinations are included in the follow...
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  • 14. Survivorship for Breast Cancer in Men
  • Executive Summary for Breast Cancer in Men Survivorship begins immediately after the diagnosis of breast cancer in men. The individuals under treatment and whose disease conditions are cured after the treatment are referred to as the cancer survivors. Survival is considered one of the most chall...
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  • 15. Questions to ask Healthcare team about Breast Cancer in Men
  • Questions to ask after getting a diagnosis about Breast Cancer in Men Can you explain the pathology report to me? What is my prognosis (chance of recovery)?Is there a hereditary component to my cancer? Are my family members at increased risk? Should I see a genetic counsellor? Questions to ...
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  • 16. Additional Resources for Breast Cancer in Men
  • Here are a few links - https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/breast-cancer-menhttps://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer-in-men/about/what-is-breast-cancer-in-men.htmlhttps://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20374740https://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/...