What are the first signs of male breast cancer?
- a lump in the breast – this is usually hard, painless and does not move around within the breast.
- the nipple turning inwards.
- fluid oozing from the nipple (nipple discharge), which may be streaked with blood.
- a sore or rash around the nipple that does not go away.
How common is breast cancer in males? Breast cancer is most often found in women, but men can get breast cancer too. About 1 out of every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the United States is found in a man.
What male breast cancer looks like? Possible symptoms of breast cancer to watch for include: A lump or swelling, which is often (but not always) painless. Skin dimpling or puckering.
Where is male breast cancer usually located? Breast cancer in men usually begins in the breast ducts. Ducts are tubes that carry milk to the nipple. Although men have milk ducts and glands that create milk, they don’t work like the ducts and milk-producing glands in women.