Understanding Male Breast cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Male breast cancer is a relatively rare cancer in men that originates from the breast. Most people don’t know about it, but men have a small amount of non-functioning breast tissue that is concentrated in the area directly behind the nipple on the chest wall. Cancer of the male breast is the uncontrolled growth of the abnormal cells of this breast tissue.

Breast cancer in male on rise

Although it is rare, men too can get breast cancer and cases are on the rise, according to a study.

Gene behind male breast cancer decoded

Scientists claim to have identified a gene which can increase the risk of male breast cancer by 50 per cent

Male breast cancer rare, but can be aggressive

Men get diagnosed with breast cancer at less than one percent the rate of women, according to a new analysis of cancer rates from six cities and countries.