Men can develop breast cancer at any age but is generally seen in men who are between 60 and 70 years old. According the National Cancer Institute, male breast cancer accounts for 1% of all breast cancer cases.
The following types of breast cancer are found in men:
Are You at Risk? Some of the risk factors for breast cancer in men may include:
Typically, men with breast cancer have lumps that can be felt. A doctor should be seen if any changes in the breasts occur. Because most men are under the impression that this is a woman's disease, breast cancer is often diagnosed at a later stage in men. Awareness and early detection are the keys to survival.
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