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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

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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