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Most Effective Treatment of Breast Cancer in Men

Breast cancer that has been diagnosed at an early stage can usually be cured successfully, but effective treatment will be difficult to implement if the cancer cells have spread beyond the breast tissue.

Unfortunately, many cases of patients are diagnosed after the cancer has spread.
Treatment of Male Breast Cancer In general, surgery will be performed to remove the cancer in the affected part of the chest. Usually the surgery will be followed by long term hormone blocking therapy using drugs, usually tamoxifen.

Tamoxifen can help block the effects of hormones on breast tissue that have been shown to develop cancer cells. This drug should be able to prevent the return of cancer. In some cases, radiotherapy or chemotherapy will be used for the same purpose.

When to seek medical help? You should visit your doctor immediately if you notice a lump in the breast or if you have a nipple-related problem, such as a scab, or discharge.

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How to Detect Breast Cancer Symptoms in Men

HEALTHIENSIDE - Breast cancer is often regarded as a condition that only infects women, but it turns out men can also develop cancer called male breast cancer. Cancer can develop in small breast tissue in men, precisely behind the nipple. The most common early symptom is that there is a hard, painless lump in one chest.

However, a common cause of breast lumps is caused by a condition called Gynaecomastia. This is very natural, and is a condition that is not cancerous and make breast tissue in men enlarged.

Breast cancer in men can also cause problems with the nipple, such as the nipple burrowing into (retraction) or discharging fluid.
Symptoms of breast cancer in men The main symptoms of breast cancer in men is there is a hard lump in one of the chest. The lumps are generally always painless.

The lump is usually located below the nipple and areola (dark colored circles around the nipple). Symptoms that may also occur though rare, are:
    Nipples inside (retraction).    The nipples bec…