What are the common symptoms of breast cancer in men?

Signs and symptoms of male breast cancer can include:
  • A painless lump or thickening in your breast tissue
  • Changes to the skin covering your breast, such as dimpling, puckering, redness or scaling
  • Changes to your nipple, such as redness or scaling, or a nipple that begins to turn inward 
  • Nipple pain 
  • Sores on the nipple and areola
  • Discharge from your nipple 
  • Enlarged lymph nodes under the arm
Oliver Bogler male breast cancer
In this photo: Oliver Bogler of The Male Breast Cancer Coalition

  • "Male Breast Cancer." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 17 Feb. 2015. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.
  • "Symptoms of Male Breast Cancer." Breastcancer.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.
  • "Male Breast Cancer." Male Breast Cancer Symptoms, Treatment & More | Cleveland Clinic. Cleveland Clinic, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2017.



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