Male Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer In Men

Men have breast tissue just like women, but their breasts are less developed. Breast cancer in men is similar to the disease in women, but there are some differences. For the most part, breast cancer in men is treated like breast cancer in women who have reached menopause (when the ovaries stop making estrogen).

Less than 1% of all breast cancers occur in men. Researchers estimate that 230 new cases of breast cancer in men were diagnosed in Canada in 2017 and that 60 men died from the disease.

Male Breast Cancer Coalition

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Canadian Men with BC

Sentinel lymph node biopsy in male breast cancer patients

Male Breast Cancer – Symptoms and Causes

New York Post – Over a dozen men who were near Ground Zero have breast cancer

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