How breast cancer in men is diagnosed

If you have any symptoms of breast cancer you should go to your GP. They can examine you and refer you to a specialist.

  • Tests and scans

    Your medical team will use different tests and scans to see if you have cancer. They may also use them to find out more about the cancer.

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Causes and risk factors

The causes of breast cancer in men aren’t fully understood, but some factors can slightly increase the risk of developing it. Breast cancer in men is rare, so most men who have these risk factors will never develop it.