Ivy. Age: 30.
Breast cancer forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts tubes that carry milk to the nipple and lobules glands that make milk. It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Dismiss this notification PatientsLikeMe would like to remind you that your browser is out of date and many features of the website may not function as expected. Please update your browser for more security and a better experience.
Keira. Age: 20.
My Journey as a Male Breast Cancer Survivor
Back to Breast cancer in men. See your GP if you have symptoms of breast cancer. They will examine you and ask about your symptoms. A solid lump is more likely to be cancerous.
Demi. Age: 21.
Mens Breast Cancer
Mel found support through our Forum during her treatment. I was diagnosed on the 10 April earlier this year. Receiving the diagnosis was bizarrely a relief. I'm a nurse and health visitor, so when I felt a lump I was pretty sure it was breast cancer.
Christine tells everyone — everywhere she goes, whether she knows them or not — that men can get breast cancer. Because Christine lost her beloved husband, Paul, to the disease, and vowed to advocate for and educate people about male breast cancer for the rest of her life. I have never forgotten her.