Breast Cancer in Men

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Additional resources about breast cancer in men

More information from Your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website,

Living with cancer

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Talking with Your Doctor (also available in Spanish)

Distress in People With Cancer

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Understanding cancer treatments

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

A Guide to Cancer Surgery (also available in Spanish)

A Guide to Chemotherapy (also available in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy (also available in Spanish)

Dealing with treatment side effects

Chemo Brain

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Anemia in People With Cancer

Nausea and Vomiting

Exercises After Breast Surgery (also available in Spanish)

Lymphedema: What Every Woman With Breast Cancer Should Know (also available in Spanish)

Work, insurance, and finances

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

Working During Cancer Treatment

More on breast cancer

Breast Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Breast Cancer Dictionary (booklet)

Mammograms and Other Breast Imaging Procedures

Cancer that doesn’t go away, spreads, or comes back after treatment

When Cancer Doesn’t Go Away

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Bone Metastasis (also available in Spanish)

Nearing the End of Life

Advance Directives

Hospice Care

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and websites*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)

    Offers current information about breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment as well as information on other types of cancer and information for the family and children of people with cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Toll-free number: 1-877-465-6636

    Offers information on breast health and breast cancer; tools, including videos and quizzes; and referrals to support groups. Some written materials in Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Korean

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 10/10/2014
Last Revised: 02/26/2015