Back to Breast cancer in men. See your GP if you have symptoms of breast cancer. They will examine you and ask about your symptoms. A solid lump is more likely to be cancerous. An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of the inside of your breast.
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Last Updated: April 23, References. This article was medically reviewed by Janice Litza, MD. Litza is a board certified Family Medicine Physician in Wisconsin. There are 17 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
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.
Everyone has two copies of each of these genes—one copy inherited from each parent. BRCA1 and BRCA2 are sometimes called tumor suppressor genes because when they have certain changes, called harmful or pathogenic variants or mutations , cancer can develop. People who inherit harmful variants in one of these genes have increased risks of several cancers—most notably breast and ovarian cancer, but also several additional types of cancer.