- •Male patients form a significantly smaller subset of patients referred to breast imaging centers.
- •The vast majority of male breast diseases are benign, the most common being gynecomastia.
- •Male patients with average risk for breast cancer do not require routine breast screening.
- •Male patients are less likely to seek medical help for breast-related symptoms due to cultural and social barriers. Understanding men's perception and providing gender-specific, targeted patient education can help breach these barriers.
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