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Male Breast Cancer Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

Male Breast Cancer Signs, Symptoms, Treatment

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Breast cancer may be widely associated with women, but men are not immune to it. Gary.L. Robinson, 79, a retired airline executive, experienced pain in the left portion of his chest. As he had undergone two heart procedures, he was rushed to a hospital ICU to check if it was a coronary problem. However, the cardiologist found everything normal, except for a lump in the breast tissue. A visit to the oncologist confirmed that it was breast cancer. Male breast cancer is too conspicuous to be ignored. Globally, it is estimated that for 170 breast cancer cases among women, there is one male afflicted with the disease. And, it is different from the cancer of the chest wall. This may have to do with factors like occupation, obesity, stress, family history, inherited gene mutations, alcohol...