What were the symptoms of your breast cancer (in men)?
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What are male breast cancer symptoms and signs?
The most common sign of breast cancer in men is a firm, usually painless mass located just under the nipple. There may not be other associated symptoms. The average size of breast cancer in men when first discovered is about 2.5 cm in diameter. The cancer may cause skin changes in the area of the nipple. These changes can include ulceration of the skin; skin puckering or dimpling; redness, scaling, or itching of the nipple; or retraction (turning inward) of the nipple. Bloody or opaque discharge from the nipple may also occur. Less than 1% of cases are bilateral (occurring on both sides).
Breast cancer that has spread (metastasized) to other tissues can cause other symptoms depending upon the tissues or organs affected.