You may be at risk or have a higher chance of get breast cancer just because you are getting older. It is still important to know your family history. Liver disease may put you at higher risk or other medical conditions so it is important to discuss your history with your physician.
The biggest problem I see for men is that they often times ignore the warning signs that indicate something might be wrong. They may not tell their doctor for numerous reasons including being embarrassed and they may just wait too long to get help.
lump, or hard knot or swelling in chest area
skin on your chest dimples or puckers
your nipple pulls in toward your chest wall
you see redness or scaling on your nipple
there is a dischage coming from your nipple
Ok, so if that is what you look for, what now?
Get to the doctor and tell them what is happening, have them check your concerns.
You may have a Chest X-ray or other diagnostic tests suchs as: an ultrasound, or biopsy.
And if confirmed, you will need treatment depending on what type of cancer it is and how early it is found.
Finding a support group that is not all women, may be challenging but discuss this at your treatment center as there are numerous groups that may be available for what you are experiencing and does not focus on gender. You may be surprised, a women's breast support group may welcome you with open arms and then again you might feel more comfortable in a mixed group. Reach out and I will be glad to help in any way feasible, you are not alone. S