Date of Award
John Chovan PhD DNP RN APRN-CNP APRN-CNS
Male breast cancer, mammogram, ductal carcinoma, breast exams, BRACA, genetics
Family Practice Nursing | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
Male breast cancer (MBC) is a disease that claims the lives of many unsuspecting men. MBC affects less than 1% of men only one out of a thousand will be diagnosed with the disease. According to the American Cancer Society (2019) this year, 2,670 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer (MBC) and at least 500 of them will loose their lives to this disease. Most breast cancers in males are diagnosed as ductal carcinomas (Chalasani, 2019). This poster provides insight about risk factors, diagnosis, testing, staging, and signs and symptoms of this disease.
Blose, Angie, "Male Breast Cancer" (2019). Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN). 340.