• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Understanding male breast cancer

October 26, 2018

a man's chest with a pink breast cancer ribbonMale breast cancer 
Male breast cancer is rare. It's most common in older men, though it can occur at any age. Men diagnosed with breast cancer at an early stage have a good chance for a cure. Your health care provider will consider the stage of your cancer, and your overall health and preferences when determining your treatment options. Treatment often involves surgery and may also include radiation therapy, hormone therapy and chemotherapy. Learn about the signs, symptoms and risk factors of male breast cancer.

8 things to know about sarcoma 
Sarcomas are cancers of the bone and connective tissue. Sarcomas are rare, more common in children and often misdiagnosed. Sarcomas also are treatable and survivable. Learn more about sarcomas in this informative infographic.

Molecular breast imaging
Molecular breast imaging is a test that uses a radioactive tracer and camera to find breast cancer. A small amount of radioactive tracer is injected into a vein in your arm. The tracer attaches to breast cancer cells that then can be detected using a camera that detects the gamma radiation released by the tracer. Learn about the risks and limitations of molecular breast imaging and what you can expect during the procedure.

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