Male Breast Cancer Picture
Breast cancer may occur in men. Men at any age may develop breast
cancer, but it is usually detected (found) in men between 60 and 70 years of
age. Male breast cancer makes up less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer.
The following types of breast cancer are found in men:
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma: Cancer that has spread beyond the cells
lining ducts in the breast. Most men with breast cancer have this type of
Ductal carcinoma in situ: Abnormal cells that are found in the lining of a
duct; also called intraductal carcinoma.
Inflammatory breast cancer: A type of cancer in which the breast looks red
and swollen and feels warm.
Paget disease of the nipple: A tumor that has grown from ducts beneath the
nipple onto the surface of the nipple.
Lobular carcinoma in situ (abnormal cells found in one of the lobes or
sections of the breast), which sometimes occurs in women, has not been seen