Men all have a small bud of breast tissue beneath the
nipple. Under certain hormonal conditions this tissue can be
stimulated to grow just like the female breast. This condition is
called gynaecomastia and is quite common. You can read more
on the cause, investigation and treatment in this
Cells in the small male breast bud can also become
malignant. 1% of breast cancer occurs in men. Diagnosis and
treatment are described. Male breast cancer
The Breast Centre provides an ideal environment for
investigating and treating these problems.
Breast Care Book
Comprehensive Information and
advice on all aspects
of breast care.
Meet the Surgeon
Trevor Smith MBChB FCS