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MALE BREAST CANCER

My name is Peter Devereaux; I live in the greater Boston area and have a wife and a 15 year old daughter. I am a 50-year old man Living with stage 4 Metastatic breast cancer.
Men do get breast cancer!! You just don’t hear about it often.
Just like women, men can get breast cancer. Men and women will have similar results if they are diagnosed at similar times and have the same type of cancer.
What happens often is most men have no idea they can get breast cancer, so they usually get diagnosed at later stages.
The first time I knew men …

 

When You Get That Call…

I hope you will never get “that” call…the one telling you that your mammogram shows something suspicious for breast cancer. But if you do, here are some steps you can take to make the going a little easier from someone who got”that”call twice.
This call is most likely to come from one of two sources or both; the doctor who referred you for your mammogram or the center where you had your mammogram.
The first time around for me, twelve+ years ago, it was my GYN practitioner making the call. Stunned, I was not able to ask more than what do I …