Hereditary Cancer and Men

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A Father’s Story
Male Breast Cancer
A Daughter’s Story
Hereditary Cancer Risk and What it Means for You and Your Family

 

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Male Breast Cancer

Male Breast Cancer

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Speak with our genetic counselor

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Answering Your Genetics Questions

Answering Your Genetics Questions

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Stories from Men and Families

How to Care for Marlene

When Marlene was shockingly diagnosed with stage III breast cancer in the Spring of 2016, our…

I Run For Team Sharsheret To Give Hope To People Facing Cancer

Running the #unitednychalf is unlike any other as you race down New York streets and over bridges…

Leaning On Sharsheret So That My Mother Can Lean On Me

Life was already hard. The pandemic made sure of that. In addition to losing my job, I was…

Taking After My Dad

At the age of 47, I learned I have the BRCA1 genetic mutation. It was a complete fluke that I found…

For Men’s Health Awareness Month, Check Your Genes and Reach Out for Support. I Did, and It Has Made a Huge Difference in My Family’s and My Life.

November is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and I hope that sharing my BRCA journey will help…

Other Resources

Click here to view organizations and websites by topic.

Cancer Resources

Cancer Dudes: Empowering men to thrive after cancer.

Imerman Angels provides peer support to patients, survivors, and caregivers matched by gender and type of cancer

Prostate Cancer Resources

PanCan: Taking bold action to improve the lives of everyone impacted by pancreatic cancer by advancing scientific research, building community, sharing knowledge and advocating for patients.

Us Too: Raising awareness and providing educational resources and support services to those affected by prostate cancer to help them learn to fight this disease.

AnCan: Advocacy Navigation Support began as a prostate cancer group and has since expanded and provides lots of support and resources to those facing cancer and caregivers as well

Male Breast Cancer Resources

Male Breast Cancer Coalition: Our mission is for no man to ever feel alone when hearing the words, “You have breast cancer.”

American Cancer Society: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer-in-men/about/what-is-breast-cancer-in-men.html

From Breast Cancer.org: https://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/types/male_bc

From National Cancer Institute (this one lays it out the clearest in my opinion): https://www.cancer.gov/types/breast/patient/male-breast-treatment-pdq

 

Supported by a generous grant from: Max & Anna Baran, Ben & Sarah Baran and Milton Baran Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles