Male Breast Cancer. It Happens!

October 28, 2011

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let's not forget breast cancer can occur in men. According to the National Cancer Institute (NIH), about 2000 men are diagnosed each year.

It happens most often to men between the ages of 60 and 70. Risk factors for male breast cancer include exposure to radiation, a family history of breast cancer and having high estrogen levels, which can occur with diseases like cirrhosis or Klinefelter's syndrome.

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