Rare male cancers: tackling stigma and raising awareness
Men can feel embarrassed when talking about penile, testicular and breast cancer and nurses need to approach the subject sensitively and help raise awareness
- Getting men with symptoms of penile cancer to come forward is a challenge, and it needs to be discussed with sensitivity
- Healthcare professionals may never see a case of this rare cancer but need to be familiar with referral pathways
- Men should be encouraged to be aware of the signs and symptoms of male breast cancer, and to self-examine for testicular cancer
Men are notoriously bad at taking care of their own health.
The challenge is even greater when it comes to rare and potentially
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