What do breast cancer lumps in men feel like? A lump that feels like a hard knot or a thickening in the breast or under the arm. Because men generally have small amounts of breast tissue, it is easier to feel a small lump. Any new irregularity on the skin or nipple, such as redness, scaliness, puckering, or a discharge from the nipple.
What age is male breast cancer most common? Older age.
The risk of breast cancer increases as you age. Male breast cancer is most often diagnosed in men in their 60s.
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.
How can a man check for breast cancer at home? Feel for hard lumps or bumps in your breast. Be certain to cover all parts of your breast. Gently squeeze both nipples and look for any discharge. Look carefully for changes in the size, shape, and contour of each breast, e.g., puckering, dimpling, or changes in skin texture.