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What are the chances of men getting breast cancer?

What are the chances of men getting breast cancer?

1 in a 1000: Breast cancer remains very rare in men; only 1% of cases occur in men. All else being equal, men present with more advanced disease due to the lack of awareness of breast cancer and the absence of any screening studies such as mammograms. Matched stage for stage, survival is the same for men or women. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are the chances of getting breast cancer?

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What are the chances of getting breast cancer?

The chance: It will depend on many factors- including your age of first period, the age of your first pregnancy, whether you have personal history of beast tumor/biopsy, whether you have family members with breast cancer/ovarian cancer, depending also on your weight, your diet, ocp etc. If family history+- you can calculate your personal risk using gail model calculatorhttp //www.Cancer.Gov/bcrisktool/. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting breast cancer twice?

What are the odds of getting breast cancer twice?

Risk factors: This is a difficult question to answer in a general fashion. Knowing the specifics of the first breast cancer like stage and treatment are important. Also risk factors like family history and brca status play a role. I recommend you contact your oncologist or surgeon and possibly a genetic cancer to review your individual risk and get a personalized answer. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting kidney cancer?

What are the chances of getting kidney cancer?

Low: The chances of any indiviudal developing kidney cancer is extremely low. However if you smoke or have a family history of cancer, then your chances increases. ...Read more

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What are the odds of a man getting prostate cancer in china?

What are the odds of a man getting prostate cancer in china?

RACIAL DIFFERENCES: If your question is prostate cancer in chinese men, the answer is as follows we know there are racial differences for risk of prostate cancer, african americans have 17% risk of prostate cancer and chinese men have much less risk anywhere fron 2to5% of getting prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting stomach cancer nowadays?

What are my chances of getting stomach cancer nowadays?

About 1:120 life tim: The overall incidence of stomach cancer in the United States has declined in the past 75 years. It is estimated that in 2011, 21, 520 americans will be diagnosed with stomach cancer and 10, 340 will die of this disease. Approximately 1 in 114 men and women will be diagnosed with cancer of the stomach during their lifetime; most people diagnosed with stomach cancer are over 65 years of age. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant after hodgkin's lymphoma?

What are the chances of getting pregnant after hodgkin's lymphoma?

DEPENDS ON PERIODS: In women, conception post hodgkins depends on whether her periods return , the type and duration of her therapy and her age. If there are no periods, the use of donor eggs will result in a successful pregnancy. Carrying a pregnancy will not be problematic. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of me getting prostate cancer?

What is the likelihood of me getting prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer: Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancer types. If the prostate glands of older men who died of other causes are examined, many can be found to have a small prostate cancer that never caused any problems. So a challenge is to determine whether a man has a significant prostate cancer that needs to be treated or one that can be watched. At a young age like 37, it is rare. ...Read more

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What are the odds of getting cancer?

What are the odds of getting cancer?

Fairly high in older: Cancer is often a disease of the older years(60+yrs) As we get older, odds of Cancer keep going up and about one in three of us will develop cancer during our life time. So be alert, yet think positive that more than half of us will not face this problem. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting ovarian and cervical cancer?

What are the chances of getting ovarian and cervical cancer?

Low. The rates are.: 11,000 new cases of cervical cancer (NCI estimate) occurred in the US in 2008. It is crucial to recognize that the majority of these cases could have been prevented with regular Pap screening. In the future, vaccination will likely reduce this rate significantly. In 2010 about 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed. Oca is more age-associated than Cca. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting breast cancer at 26?

What are the chances of getting breast cancer at 26?

Very low: The risk of breast cancer at the age f 26 is very low. Factors that would increase your risks would include a family history or an inherited breast cancer gene mutation breast cancer cases are considered either sporadic with a lifetime risk of 1 in 8 or genetic which may be a lot higher it would be important to know your risk factors. ...Read more

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What are my chances of breast cancer?

What are my chances of breast cancer?

Depends on risks.: Cancer risk factors include: being female, increasing age, genetics, family history of breast cancer, previous breast cancer, being caucasian, dense breast tissue, some previous benign breast conditions, never having given birth or 1st child after age 30, early menarche, late menopause, radiation (chest), exposure to diethylstilbestrol, hormone replacement after menopause, oral contraceptives, . ...Read more

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Does masturbation reduce my chances of getting prostate cancer?

Sex and prostate: Cancer is almost always thought about by patients, but they rarely ask. It is still a taboo subject, so i tell them that there is no evidence that having or abstaning from sex with self, others, even bestiality, homosexual encoounters, having any influence on getting or protecting from prostate cancers. There were studies looking at rc priests, but we will not go there...Most men masturbate. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the chances of getting oral cancer from hpv?

Doctors, what are the chances of getting oral cancer from hpv?

Summary: The leading cause of oropharyngeal cancer is from HPV, a very small number of oral cavity cancers also occur from HPV. Any suspicious lesion should be evaluated by oral surgeon or ENT doc. For more information: http://oralcancerfoundation.org/understanding/hpv/ ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral cancer?

What are the chances of getting oral cancer?

It depends on lifest: Oral cancers are more common in people who smoke and drink acessively.So if you do not have these lifestyle issues, then the odds of oral cancer are very low. Recently there has been concern with hpv infections causing throat cancers...So oral sex may be implicated in this causation. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having prostate cancer vs. Having prostatitis at age 41?

What are the chances of having prostate cancer vs. Having prostatitis at age 41?

More prostatitis: Chances of having prostate cancer at age 40 1 in 10000 vs 60 to 70 age group 1 in 15 peak age is 55 and up and rare in young. At the age of 41 prostatitis is common not cancer. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting colon cancer and how did doctors get that probability?

What are the chances of getting colon cancer and how did doctors get that probability?

46 cases/yr in 100K: The risk of developing cancer of the colon and rectum is low (46 cases out of 100k population per year, in the us.) this comes from large population data studies, called "seer cancer statistics review" http://seer.Cancer.Gov/statfacts/html/colorect.Html. ...Read more

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What are my chances of recovery from colorectal cancer?

What are my chances of recovery from colorectal cancer?

Usually great.: Usually patients are able to make a great recovery after surgery for colorectal cancer, but it depends on multiple factors. The main determinants are the stage of the cancer, and how healthy the patient is before the operation. For patients whose tumors have not spread to lymph nodes there is about a > 85% chance of surviving 5 years. Spread to other organs significantly decreases survival. ...Read more

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What are the chances of breast lumps becoming cancerous?

What are the chances of breast lumps becoming cancerous?

Not a change from : One to the other. Breast lumps are either cancer or not cancer. Non-cancerous lumps usually do not become cancerous. The proportion of lumps that are cancer varies with the age and other risk factors. See this site for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003155.htm. ...Read more

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If your parent had breast cancer what are my chances of getting cancer?

If your parent had breast cancer what are my chances of getting cancer?

Increased: The risk solely from a 1st degree relative is about 2.5-4x's. The gail model is a validated calculator that was used for the largest prevention trials (p-1, p-2) and is available on the nci website which gives a 5 year and life time (through age 90) risk looking at various factors (age, menstrual history, findings on prior biopsies, and 1st degree relatives) and normals for comparison. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Testicular Cancer (Definition)

Cancer that develops in the testicles, a part of ...Read more