Male Breast Cancer (MBC)

Men also get breast cancer. Most breast cancer in men is ductal carcinoma, which means the cancer cells began growing in the (milk) ducts of the breast.

Though it is rare, men can get breast cancer. Like women, men have breast tissue in which cancer cells can grow.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is about 100 times less common in men than it is in women.

Most breast cancer in men is ductal carcinoma, which means the cancer cells began growing in the (milk) ducts of the breast.

Ductal Carcinoma is one of the male breast cancers treated at the Abramson Cancer Center, within the Rena Rowan Breast Cancer Center, and within the Integrated Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Oncology Patient Navigators

Every step of cancer treatment, from a cancer diagnosis and treatment, to forming a survivorship plan, comes with different needs and issues that should be addressed. 

Oncology patient navigators are committed to making sure every patient experience is as comfortable as possible. They are experts in navigating complex health care situations and serve as a consistent point of contact and a reliable source for advice, support and direction for patients and families.