Awareness, screenings, and early detection can save lives. Miller, of Kansas City, Kan. It all started my senior year of high school.
Breast cancer currently affects men in the UK every year. More than you thought, right? The problem is, almost three-quarters of men do not check their breasts for the signs and symptoms of cancer at all, simply because they think they won't get it.
Imagine getting one of the most common diseases in the world, one with tons of research, support groups and events none of which is geared to you. Imagine having doctors that have never seen or treated a patient like you. Imagine having a life-threatening disease while feeling completely removed from it.
Steve Del Gardo was at the pool when he noticed the stares again. This time it was a group of year-old boys gawking. The boy nodded.
Although rare, men get breast cancer too. According to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation, around 25 men are diagnosed with the cancer every year, which accounts for less than one per cent of breast cancer cases. Because breast cancer is seen as a "women's disease", it's common for men to put off seeing a doctor about a lump on their chest.
Find information and resources for current and returning patients. Learn about clinical trials at MD Anderson and search our database for open studies. The Lyda Hill Cancer Prevention Center provides cancer risk assessment, screening and diagnostic services.
My doctor was telling me the pea-sized bump on my chest was nothing to worry about. Alarms were going off in my head, but he was insisting: This is no big deal. So I went home.
Aubrey Glencamp, 34, says there are not a lot of stories out there about men who have breast cancer. Do the things you want to do while you can because life is short. What Glencamp wants to do is get back to mud running, a type of event that features a muddy, boot-camp style obstacle race.