Breast Cancer & Men: Yes, it's a rare disease for men, but those who are affected face potential physical and psychological implications associated with the lack of public awareness. Journal Article Citation: Thomas, E. (2010). Men’s awareness & knowledge of male breast cancer. American Journal of Nursing, 110(10), 32-40. Image from www.iStudentNurse.com
When we think breast cancer, we tend to think of it as a women's disease but did you know that many men are also faced with this type of cancer? "In 2016 2,600 American men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. About 450 men will die from the disease. That doesn't have to happen." Please re-pin to help us spread the truth & educate others. Together we are changing the world and saving lives everyday. Join us for much more great information on The Truth About Cancer! <3
This photo of Marine Corps Veteran Jim Fontella might be the most chilling reminder of what life has been like for warriors faced with unprecedented disease rates. One keen example being the obvious; male breast cancer
A new author I recently met has just published a timely personal account and "coming out" on the topic of Breast Cancer Awareness and the shadow of the illness in her own life on Elephant Journal. Considering that whether you have male or female boobies, all boobies are capable of getting the bad boobie ju-ju, articles like this one, about stepping up and facing, exist to comfort and empower you! #BreastCancerAwareness #Recollections #Boobs #MadelieneShade
All people, whether male or female, are born with some breast cells and tissue that have the possibility to develop into cancer. However, breast cancer in men is rare, with only about 2,190 diagnoses each year.