The Facts

MALE BREAST CANCER:

  • Male breast cancer is rare. However, 300 men are diagnosed in the UK each year.

  • Your chances of getting male breast cancer increase with age, but the good news is that early detection saves lives.

  • Close relatives with breast cancer can increase the risk of male breast cancer.

  • Obesity can also be a factor.

Some possible early warning signs and symptoms:

Facts
  • A lump in the breast area – mostly painless

  • Swelling of the breast

  • A sore or ulcer in the skin of the breast

  • Oozing from the nipple (Blood or otherwise)

  • An inny nipple

  • Lumps under the arm

These symptoms may be nothing, but let your doctor decide. Don’t worry He or She has seen it all before.
Chances are its nothing, but it’s better to be safe than sorry.

REMEMBER: MALE BREAST CANCER IS RARE