A 31-year-old member asked:
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how common is breast cancer in male?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Rare.: But it has worse prognosis than female breast cancer, stage for stage.
Answered on Sep 8, 2017

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Rare: It is quite uncommon, and almost never occurs below the age of 65.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Very rare.: Less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the US annually are in men. The lifetime risk of a man developing breast cancer is about 1:10 ... Read More
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Dr. Shelby Terstriep
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Hormones: It is more common primarily because women have more estrogen and progesterone.
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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Very rare.: Less than 1% of all cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the us annually are in men. The lifetime risk of a man developing breast cancer is about 1:10 ... Read More

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