Male breast cancer is a rare type of cancer that forms in the breast tissue of men. Less than 1% of all breast cancers occur in men. Male breast cancer treatment involves surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and targeted therapy. The picture shows an extremely rare right breast cancer in a male patient with excision biopsy scar.
Mastectomy is the medical term for the surgical removal of one or both breasts, partially or completely. It is usually done to treat breast cancer in men and women. It is usually done to treat or prevent breast cancer. The removed portion often includes the nipple and the areola. Women typically prefer breast reconstruction surgery after the procedure.