Men With Breast Cancer More Likely to Die Than Women

From left Dianna Blake-Bennett general manager at Salada Foods Jamaica and Tamii Brown commercial and corporate affairs manager at Salada Foods Jamaica present the symbolic cheque to Michael Leslie finance manager at JCS Carolind Graham president

The 67-year-old told Strahan he went to his doctors earlier this year after noticing several times a spot of blood on his shirts.

While breast cancer remains a relatively rare disease as far as men are concerned - 1.21 men per 100,000 being diagnosed with breast cancer in the 2016, up from 0.85 men per 100,000 - it remains a very serious illness. "We are hosting many screening events in October for women who need a mammogram". He's now urging men to be more aware of breast cancer and get tested. "If you find breast cancer, stage one or stage two, you have a really good shot at a normal life". However, not all tumours are cancerous. "They took out three lymph nodes ... and in January, the other breast will be removed".

Smith explained how there is no set cause for breast cancer and individuals develop it in different ways.

It's hard to say no to jewelry - especially when it's covered in pink sapphires and 20 per cent of proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Risks, Symptoms and Treatment -What Every Man Should Know.

The project is a collaborative effort among law enforcement agencies to combat breast cancer, said Norwalk Police Lt. Terrance Blake. Since men are born with a small amount of breast tissue, the risk of them developing breast cancer can not be ruled out completely.

This leaves a gap in funding and interest for research - something that will hopefully change as October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings more attention to male victims. How To Check Your Breasts For Lumps.

Vanderbilt University researchers who authored the JAMA study notes that a key factor in the low survival rates in men is undertreatment.



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