High HGF Expression Predicts Survival in Male Breast Cancer High HGF Expression Predicts Survival in Male Breast Cancer
What can hepatocyte growth factor tumor expression tell us about the prognosis of men with breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

From reactive to predictive: Concerto ’s new compositions
In his 2016 book Healthcare Disrupted, Dr Jeff Elton sketched out how healthcare would move from being reactive to proactive thanks to the ubiquity of electronic health records (EHRs) and other datasets.   That future is now upon us, says Elton, CEO of precision oncology business Concerto HealthAI. whose mission is to combine RWE and AI to drive better insights and patient outcomes. The firm, which recently raised $150m to invest in growing ‘next-generation’ clinical research, is now busy putting technologies and tools into hundreds of life science companies and clinical settings to ask questions of r...
Source: EyeForPharma - April 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Male breast cancer survivor gets NHS check-up invites suggesting he wears a BLOUSE
Tony Herbert, from Leicester, was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in 2011. He said letters for routine check-ups advise him to wear a blouse to make undressing for the scans easier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male breast cancer: Men warned to check for symptoms
It is very rare and makes up fewer than 1% of all breast cancer cases in the UK. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer in men often diagnosed at more advanced stage
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and today we are focusing on male breast cancer. The disease in men accounts for about 1 percent of all breast cancer cases. Dr. Tara Narula reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyonce's Dad Puts Spotlight on Male Breast Cancer
It's an extremely rare form of cancer in men, and male breast cancer accounts for just 1% of all breast cancer cases, said Dr. Siddhartha Yadav, a hematology-oncology fellow with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyonce's Dad Puts Spotlight on Male Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 -- Beyonce Knowles'father first suspected something was wrong when he noticed a dot of blood that kept appearing on his shirts and bedsheets. " Imagine a piece of white paper and you took a red pen and just put a dot, " Mathew... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rwanda: Breast Cancer Month - Men Urged on Early Screening
[New Times] October is breast cancer awareness month. And whereas the spotlight is commonly put on breast cancer in women, male breast cancer is a concern that needs immediate attention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Study Targets Disparities in Male Breast Cancer Patients
A new analysis found overall survival may be worse for some male breast cancer patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 8, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bryant Furlow Source Type: news

Treatment of Male Breast Cancer Has Evolved From 2004 to 2014
Significant increases seen in total mastectomy, radiotherapy after breast conservation, endocrine tx (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?
Male breast cancer is a relatively rare condition and has attracted little research. A new study examines which factors predict better outcomes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Treatment of Male Breast Cancer Has Evolved From 2004 to 2014
MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 -- Treatment of male breast cancer (MBC) has evolved since 2004, with increases in various treatment modalities, according to a study published online Oct. 7 in Cancer. Siddhartha Yadav, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Germline Investigation in Male Breast Cancer
Although rare, is breast cancer in males genetic? Researchers provide details.   (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leanne Marcello, MS Source Type: news

Higher Mortality Seen for Male Breast Cancer Patients
Clinical characteristics, undertreatment correlated with 63.3 percent excess mortality rate for men (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 23, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Higher Mortality Seen for Male Breast Cancer Patients
MONDAY, Sept. 23, 2019 -- Male breast cancer patients have higher mortality after cancer diagnosis than female patients, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in JAMA Oncology. Fei Wang, M.D., Ph.D., from the Vanderbilt University Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Male breast cancer screening in high-risk patients extremely successful, study says
Mammograms are more effective at detecting breast cancer in high-risk men than in women who are at average risk of developing the disease, and could provide potentially lifesaving early detection of male breast cancer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male Breast Cancer: Developing Drugs for Treatment
Draft guidance for industry: Male Breast Cancer: Developing Drugs for Treatment. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA urges that men be included in breast cancer trials
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on August 26 released a draft guidance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Men need breast cancer screening too SBI: Don't overlook men when it comes to breast cancer FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too Male breast masses require careful investigation Mammography, US help diagnose male breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 26, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Men need breast cancer screening too
Men at increased risk for breast cancer need regular screening mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SBI: Don't overlook men when it comes to breast cancer FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too Male breast masses require careful investigation Mammography, US help diagnose male breast cancer US is best bet in male breast, but only if imaging is absolutely necessary (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 10, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Understanding male breast cancer
Though it's thought of as a disease that strikes women, men also battle breast cancer. "Men have breast tissue. I think that's an important lesson," says Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, medical oncologist and director of Mayo Clinic's Cancer Survivorship Program. "If a man finds an abnormality in his breast tissue, he should seek prompt medical attention." In [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 12, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

SBI: Don't overlook men when it comes to breast cancer
The incidence of male breast cancer is rising, making it important to recognize...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too Male breast masses require careful investigation Mammography, US help diagnose male breast cancer US is best bet in male breast, but only if imaging is absolutely necessary Male mammograms: Positioning tips to ensure image quality (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risk of Thrombosis Over 2-Fold Higher in Male Breast Cancer With Tamoxifen (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Increased rate for men consistent with that found in women -- maybe higher (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 12, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Thrombosis a Risk With Tamoxifen in Male Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Data consistent with findings in women (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Male Breast Cancer: Current Clinical Practice'Justified'Male Breast Cancer: Current Clinical Practice'Justified '
Despite differences in demographic and disease-related characteristics, male breast cancer patients are treated similarly to female patients, with similar outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Understanding male breast cancer
Male breast cancer? Male breast cancer is rare. It's most common in older men, though it can occur at any age. Men diagnosed with breast cancer at an early stage have a good chance for a cure. Your health care provider will consider the stage of your cancer, and your overall health and preferences when [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

WATCH: Male breast cancer survivor shares his journey
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what everyone should know about male breast cancer and "GMA" talks to survivors as the new ABC drama "A Million Little Things" shines a light on the disease. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Retired magician shares his solitary journey with MALE breast cancer
The odds of a man getting breast cancer are one in 1,000. Retired magician Khevin Barnes became that 'one' when he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014. Now, he raises awareness among men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male Breast Cancer
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Six male breast cancer sufferers tell their survival tales
Breast cancer charity Walk the Walk brought together six male survivors for the first time to raise awareness of the disease, that claims the lives of 11,000 men and women a year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Male breast cancer: Protein discovery could yield new treatments
Men get breast cancer, too. The discovery of two proteins thought to be involved in the disease could lead to new treatments for male breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Male Breast Cancer
Title: Male Breast CancerCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - February 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

10 Powerful Survivor Stories From 2016
In Stories of Hope, we regularly publish the stories of people who have a positive message to share, whether their cancer diagnosis was just recently, or long ago. Our featured survivors share words of inspiration, wisdom, hope, and support in these stories about how their lives have been changed by cancer. Our editors have chosen 10 of the most inspirational stories of 2016. For many who are facing a cancer diagnosis, or any other illness or hardship, hearing from others who've been through one already can be a great source of comfort and support. We hope you will find inspiration in these stories of cancer survivors. &nb...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - December 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Coping with Cancer Source Type: news

What's Different About Male Breast Cancer?
Risk factors for male breast cancer include genetic variants, obesity and high estrogen levels. As with women, inheriting a BRCA mutation can play a role. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 2, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner Source Type: news

Klinefelter syndrome 47,XXY - Male Breast...
Klinefelter syndrome is a rare genetic condition in which a man has an extra X chromosome. (Males usually have one X and one Y chromosome.) Some of the other conditions associated with Klinefelter are hypothyroidism, infertility, testicular cancer, and an increased risk for male breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 29, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Men who get breast cancer aren't getting the right treatment
Doctors have assumed the diseases are the same, whether they affect men or women - but the first major investigation into male breast cancer has revealed big differences, say Dutch experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men who get breast cancer aren't getting the right treatment: Scientists discover major differences in male and female tumours
Doctors have assumed the diseases are the same, whether they affect men or women - but the first major investigation into male breast cancer has revealed big differences, say Dutch experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men with breast cancer being failed as they are 'treated like women'
First major investigation into male breast cancer reveals significant differences in biology of disease, despite same treatments for men and women (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: male breast cancer Rotterdam Erasmus Medical Centre Source Type: news

Major differences between male and female breast cancers uncovered but male patients still disadvantaged by lack of research, say investigators
(ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation) Male breast cancer has important biological differences from female breast cancer, according to results from a study of 1203 tumor samples from male patients. Until now it has been assumed that male patients should be treated in the same way as females, but these results mean that this is not the case, and should help doctors make better treatment choices, say the research team. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

From Molecular Case Studies: Novel gene variants identified in male breast cancer
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Male breast cancer (MBC) is a very rare tumor type, occurring in just 1 percent of all breast cancer cases, and the underlying genetic causes and treatment of MBC is not well understood. In a paper published in the March issue of Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies, researchers from Italy and the US describe novel genetic variants found in a hormone receptor positive (HR+) MBC patient, that are distinct from previously identified genetic variants found in 10 MBC cases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Overview of Male Breast Cancer
Men are not exempt from developing breast cancer. It is much more rare in men, but since both males and females carry some breast tissue, men need to be aware of their own risk of breast cancer, and the most common types of male breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - February 23, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Male breast masses require careful investigation
It's essential to remember male breasts are not unique, with imaging features...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography, US help diagnose male breast cancer US is best bet in male breast, but only if imaging is absolutely necessary (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 8, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

2016 Moon Shot for Cancer: Focus on Prevention
It is now 2016, and Americans hope for a brighter, healthier new year. Are Americans healthier today than they were last year or the year before? Will there be fewer people diagnosed with cancer? According to the American Cancer Society, it is projected that in 2016 there will be 1,685,210 new cancer cases and 595,690 deaths due to cancer. This is an increase over previous years. While it is true that the death rate for several cancers has decreased (due mostly to better screening and earlier diagnosis), it is also true that several cancers are on the rise, including cancers of the thyroid, liver, pancreas, kidney, small i...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OncoBreak: 'Do What I Tell You'; Male Breast Cancer; HPV and Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 28, 2016 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Male breast cancer survivor empowered, not embarrassed
Michael Singer didn't tell friends about his diagnosis for a year; now the Harley-riding Bronx native is an outspoken advocate for male breast cancer awareness (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Statistics Report: Death Rate Down 23% in 21 Years
By Stacy Simon RESOURCES: Visit the American Cancer Society's new Cancer Statistics Center. Annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society shows the death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades. The cancer death rate for men and women combined fell 23% from its peak in 1991 to 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, translating to more than 1.7 million deaths averted during this time period. “Cancer Statistics, 2016,” published in the American Cancer Society’s journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, estimates the numbers of new can...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - January 19, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: General Information Source Type: news

Minorities Need to Be Included in Clinical Trials
A 39-year old patient of mine was watching the New England Patriots game when he noticed blood on his shirt coming from his left nipple. Another 42-year old patient found a lump in his breast and changes in his nipple that didn't go away. Men get breast cancer too, and they're spreading the word. Male Breast Cancer awareness is taking off, with celebrities like Samuel Jackson and Mark Ruffalo tweeting pictures of their nipples last week to raise awareness as part of the #InTheNipOfTime campaign, and 24 states in the union officially designating the third week in October to be "Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week". ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news