Breast Cancer - Male: Latest Research

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ON THIS PAGE: You will read about the scientific research being done now to learn more about this type of cancer and how to treat it. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

Research about breast cancer in men is ongoing. The following advances may still be under investigation in clinical trials and may not be approved or available at this time. Always discuss all diagnostic and treatment options with your doctor.

  • New surgical methods that save tissue or prevent scarring are being tested in clinical trials.
  • Improved radiation therapy, to lower the risk of side effects
  • New therapies and combinations of therapies, including chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and targeted therapy are being studied in clinical trials.

Looking for More about Current Research?

If you would like additional information about the latest areas of research regarding breast cancer in men, explore these related items:

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