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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Breast cancer, male


Other Names for this Disease
  • Male breast cancer
  • Breast cancer in men
  • Male breast carcinoma
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • Advancing Symptom Clusters Research on Rare Cancers, Wednesday, June 17, 2015
    Location: NIH Neuroscience Building, Bethesda, MD
    Description: <p>It is intended that the in-depth, interdisciplinary dialogue of this expert working group will formulate an emerging consensus on a working definition of symptom clusters and, specific gaps and opportunities that provide a foundation for a transformative strategic blueprint to guide future symptom cluster research in rare cancers. In addition, it is anticipated that workshop proceedings will inform a funding opportunity announcement.</p>

  • Overcoming Barriers to International Clinical Trials for Rare Cancers , Friday, December 10, 2010
    Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Description: The goals of this conference were to introduce key institutional players to the topic of international clinical trials in rare cancers and to establish an ongoing dialogue. Participants left the meeting with a set of specific priorities that need to be enacted to promote these trials. The meeting promoted consensus on the way that resources are prioritized to address rare cancers. Participants were asked to convey the content of the meeting to their constituencies and to follow up with pilot concepts.

  • Workshop to Plan Consortial Activities for Clarifying the Etiology of Male Breast Cancers, Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Location: Rockville, MD
    Description: The meeting goals were to (1) bring together researchers with epidemiologic data on male breast cancers that can be contributed to consortial analyses, (2) encourage collaboration of multiple institutions and disciplines, and (3) establish future directions for etiologic research on this rare cancer. Plans were that this meeting would result in one or more manuscripts submitted to peer-reviewed journals, which hopefully would shed further light on the etiology of this rare cancer.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Male breast cancer
  • Breast cancer in men
  • Male breast carcinoma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.