Diagnosing

Information about tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of breast cancer in men.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Understanding breast cancer in men

and what it is

Organising

the practical, work and financial side

Treating

breast cancer in men and what to expect

Coping

with and after breast cancer treatment

Resources

and publications to order, download and print