Breast mass in male

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A breast lump is a mass that develops in your breast. While a breast lump can be a sign of breast cancer, often it is not related to cancer. Eight out of 10 breast lumps are noncancerous. If you feel a lump in your breast or under your arm, see your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will figure out the cause of the breast lump and determine whether or not it needs additional workup or treatment.

Unilateral male breast masses: cancer risk and their evaluation and management

Male breast cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Breast cancer is not limited to women; men also have breast tissue. About 1 percent of breast cancer cases occur in men. While this is a small number, it is still a serious issue that requires medical attention. Dealing with breast issues can be a source of discomfort and embarrassment for most men, and the need for a breast exam is often overlooked. Evaluation of the breast is the same for men and women, and the prognosis is similar. At the Breast Clinic at Virginia Mason, in Seattle, we are experienced at dealing with male breast symptoms and the issues that come along with them.

What Is Breast Cancer in Men?

Male breast cancer is a rare cancer that forms in the breast tissue of men. Though breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, breast cancer does occur in men. Men diagnosed with male breast cancer at an early stage have a good chance for a cure. Treatment typically involves surgery to remove the breast tissue.
Back to Health A to Z. Read more about the symptoms of breast cancer in men. It's very unlikely you have cancer, but it's best to get your symptoms checked.