Breast cancer in men

Gynaecomastia

Gynaecomastia is one of the most common conditions we diagnose in men with a breast lump. This is a common benign (not cancer) enlargement of male breast tissue. You can find more information including causes, diagnosis and treatment here.

Male breast cancer

Breast cancer in men is rare. Approximately 350 cases are diagnosed in the UK each year (compared to around 50,000 cases in women). However, the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are all very similar to women with breast cancer. You can find out more about breast cancer in men at the links below, including types of cancer, diagnosis, treatment and moving forward after treatment.