Men and the Breast Cancer Myth


People don’t expect men to get breast cancer, but about 2,100 men are diagnosed with it each year, with onset about five to ten years later than women.

Some reports even suggest that over the last 25 years, the frequency of new male breast cancers has gone up by about 26 percent.

With these male patients, which seem to be a growing population, we have to consider their unique needs. Just because it’s less common for men to experience breast cancer, it doesn’t mean men don’t have particular concerns that could surprise and challenge us.

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