"Your mammogram is suspicious for breast cancer." "Your biopsy was positive for breast cancer." These are among the most terrifying words a woman can hear from her doctor. Breast cancer elicits so many fears, including those relating to surgery, death, loss of body image and loss of sexuality. Managing these fears can be facilitated by information and knowledge so that each woman can make the best decisions concerning her care.
Optimally, these issues are best discussed with the patient's doctor on an individual basis.
Male breast cancer does occur and accounts for about 1% of all cancer deaths in men.
Please remember, Once a month do your Breast self exam. It doesnt take long, and that few minutes can save your life. Practice on your partner and remind the ones you love that they should self exam as well. It only takes One reminder to catch a lump and save a life.