Male breast cancer
Also known as:
Breast cancer in men, Cancer, male breast
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Many people believe that only women have breast cancer. Although male breast cancer is very rare, about 1 percent of breast cancers occur in men. The disease develops in the small amount of breast tissue found behind a man's nipple.
At Providence Cancer Center, patients and families benefit from some of the finest, most comprehensive cancer services in the world, including the best in diagnostic imaging, state-of-the-art treatments, nationally-renowned research, and compassionate counseling and support. Our doctors, surgeons, nurses, researchers, patient advocates and other caregivers work together to treat cancer aggressively and to ensure that no person has to face the challenge of a cancer diagnosis alone.