For Breast Cancer Awareness Month we reprint one of the first articles to appear in the mainstream UK media about male breast cancer. It was written by Jim Pollard for The Observer in 2000 (articles were a lot longer in those days). Male breast cancer is still a disease we need to be aware of: did you know more men die of breast cancer than testicular cancer?
Klinefelter's syndrome is a genetic condition that only affects males. KS men tend to have less body hair and more feminine features.
Do you have man boobs — 'moobs'? The technical term for men having 'excess tissue' in the chest area is gynaecomastia.
A consultant plastic surgeon answers frequently asked questions on breast reduction for men.