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Men Also Have Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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Men Breast Cancer

Generally, breast cancer is found only in women, but very few people know about breast cancer in men. Although men do not have breast like women but they have breast tissue. Therefore men are also likely to have breast cancer. In this case men should also be aware of this disease. It should be vigilant and should continue to check it from time to time.

In Which Case Men Have Breast Cancer?

Genetics does not play a bigger role in women’s breast cancer, but they play in men. Indeed, genetic variation such as Klinefelter syndrome increases levels of estrogen in men. These things increase the risk of breast cancer even more.

  • Orchitis, swelling in the scrotum can increase the risk of breast cancer.
  • Obesity over bad habits of eating habits
  • Drink excessive alcohol or smoking.
  • Addiction to hormonal medicines or herbal supplements.
  • Chest’s first radiation test or treatment has been done.
  • Those people (especially young people) who undergo radiation therapy for the treatment of Hodgkin’s disease, they need to be more cautious because they are more susceptible to breast cancer.

Symptoms of Breast Cancer in Men

  • Lump is the most important sign in the breast.
  • Grinding or changing the skin around the breast area or nipple.
  • Pain and discharge in the nipple, wounds around the nipple, the underarm of the lymph nodes and the up to the areola area.
  • In exceptional cases, such as breast-growth in Men called ‘gynecomastia’, this increases the risk of breast cancer.

In most cases, the diagnosis of breast cancer in men occurs at a developed level compared to women. Obesity and hypertension are major risks of breast cancer. Anyone can reduce this risk by changing lifestyle. It is the best strategy to reduce the cases of breast cancer by early diagnosis and treating it faster.

Breast Cancer in men

Cancer Prevention Measure

  • There are many things to reduce the risk of cancer, which men can know for themselves
  • Find out if anyone has ever had breast cancer in your family. In all cases of illness, the contribution of at least 10 percent of genetics is breast cancer.
  • Having obesity and overweight is a disease in itself. Apart from this, it promotes breast cancer, heart disease and many other diseases. To stay healthy, it is important to reduce your body mass index.
  • Physical activity helps you to provide a healthy weight, which will help prevent breast cancer.
  • Reduce high glycemic index diet, such as white flour, white rice, potatoes, sugar, etc., because these foods bring hormonal changes in the body, which cause cell growth in the breast tissue. Instead, take food with thick cereals, more fiber and lignin content.
  • Alcohol abuse and smoking increase the risk of breast cancer. The person should avoid them. Whatever alcohol is, they often consume more, which is the root cause of trouble.
  • Regular checkups are always recommended. It would be reasonable to know what is happening to your body and how you can take care of it. If it comes to breast cancer in the screening test, there are several tests to confirm it and there is also a system of treatment.

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