Raising Awareness of Male Breast Cancer

The Male Breast Cancer Coalition

The Male Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) website is a collection of  foundations and male survivors sharing their journeys. MBCC provides men and their families with resources that not only help them at diagnosis, but also aggregates information on the latest in research, testing and expert care.

When diagnosed with breast cancer at age 24, Bret promised his surgeon that no man would ever feel alone when hearing the words, “You have breast cancer.” After a very close friend’s husband was diagnosed with breast cancer, Cheri began her mission to end the stigma and feelings of abandonment associated with a male breast cancer diagnosis. As a result of a connection made on Facebook, together Bret and Cheri formed The Male Breast Cancer Coalition in 2014.

MBCC shares stories from male breast cancer survivors all over the world. Learn more and find resources for men and their families navigating through what is usually a woman’s only club. MBCC also honors lives lost in the “In Memoriam” section.

Knowledge is power and we are on a mission to build awareness through the wisdom and experiences of survivors. Some of our male breast cancer survivors visit high schools and colleges around the country sharing their journeys by telling stories and educating audiences. The survivors want students to know that every individual is his/her own best advocate for their bodies. Until we educate everyone, including the medical community concerning the need for more testing and clinical trials available to men, our mission continues to be an uphill battle.

We want people to be informed. Breast cancer does not discriminate and we want everyone to know
“Men Have Breasts Too.”

Welcome to The Male Breast Cancer Coalition.
Bret, Cheri, Lori, Mark & Peggy

Survivor Stories

"When faced with the words "You have Breast Cancer" no man will feel alone ever again."

− Bret Miller

Bret Miller 1T Team ACS Making Strides Walk

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  Bret Miller 1T – MAKING STRIDES AGAINST CANCER in Kansas City Please join my team and help us raise male breast cancer awareness.  I know that by raising funds…


ACS Hope Lodge

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American Cancer Society has a place where cancer patients and their caregivers can find help and hope when home is far away – an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge.

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State Proclamations

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In a month dedicated to breast cancer awareness we ask you to help us get your state to declare the 3rd week of October, “Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week.” View…