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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

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

Faces of Male Breast Cancer: Meet Dr. Oliver Bogler. He's a ‪#‎cancer‬ biologist AND ‪#‎malebreastcancer‬ survivor. ‪#‎bcsm‬

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.

A porcelain tribute to breast cancer fighters and the choices they face. In the growing awareness of Breast Cancer, a disease which appears to be the inevitable side-effect of womanhood (though males can also develop it, but a lot less frequently), this doll was my attempt at working through my own personal fear of it, and facing up to the possibility that one day I could be amongst hundreds of thousands of women who develop it. I can only hope to be brave, like so many other wo:

One small step for the health of female astronauts. There are limitations around the duration of the space missions female astronauts can take part in due to the serious health conditions they could face, as they have a lower threshold for exposure to space radiation than male astronauts. After reviewing the literature, they have proposed that probiotics and fermented foods should be considered a staple in the astronaut diet to potentially reduce the frequency of these health complications…

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