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cause of breast cancer in men

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Dr. Paul Harper
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NO: Estrogen does not cause cancer, but it can stimulate cancer and cause it to grow faster.
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Not cosmetic: Women have many more active cells in their breast tissue resposible for milk production. All of these cells respond and change to the monthly hormonal ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Rare: It is quite uncommon, and almost never occurs below the age of 65.
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Same as women: Physical examination with a doctor. Feeling a firm hard painless breast lump. Mammogram and breast ultrasound sometimes used. It is a rare condition ... Read More
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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2%: There is a 2% incidence in breast cancer for men.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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No: The size does not have anything to do with the risk for developing cancer.
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Dr. Regina Hampton
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Same as women: If a man has a breast mass, he gets the same work up as for women: mammogram, ultrasound, core needle biopsy (taking a sample) of the mass. Treatment ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Possible: Infection, medication get checked for lump may need mammogram.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Yes: Any man, fat or thin, can get breast cancer, although the lifetime risk is only 1:1000. High-fat diets have been linked to an increased risk of breas ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Zadeh
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Yes: Though not as common as women, men can also develop breast cancer. Of all breast cancers diagnosed in the United States each year, 1% are diagnosed in ... Read More
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