This website site is designed to provide Male Breast Cancer (MBC) patients, survivors and their loved ones with access to information on male breast cancer. We also provide a forum to share individual stories, and one on one support to other male breast cancer patients and survivors. By increasing awareness and early detection we can afford men the same survival rates as women diagnosed with breast cancer. “We’ve Added a Little Blue to the Pink”. Our mission is to increase MBC awareness and treatment by establishing the third week of October as MBC awareness week globally, and bring MBC survival rates into the 21st century.
My name is Herb Wagner and at the age of 72, I am an 11 year breast cancer survivor. Although very rare, approximately 1% of all breast cancer is diagnosed in men. It is estimated (in 2015) that about 2000 men in the US, approximately 200 men in Canada, 400 men in the UK and 125 men in Australia are diagnosed annually with male breast cancer (MBC). (more…)View Full Story