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Are women more prone to breast cancer than men?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes they are.

In brief: Yes

Yes they are.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Howard Gollup
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: BRCA gene ups risk

Men can get breast cancer though far less commonly than females.
Be aware if there is a family history positive brca gene, tho females are at much higher risk for breast (and ovarian) cancer. Males who are positive for this gene also have a fairly high incidence of breast cancer. If strong family history of breast cancer, esp in younger women, males and female should be tested for the gene.

In brief: BRCA gene ups risk

Men can get breast cancer though far less commonly than females.
Be aware if there is a family history positive brca gene, tho females are at much higher risk for breast (and ovarian) cancer. Males who are positive for this gene also have a fairly high incidence of breast cancer. If strong family history of breast cancer, esp in younger women, males and female should be tested for the gene.
Dr. Howard Gollup
Dr. Howard Gollup
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The odds of a woman developing breast cancer is about 100x greater than a man's risk.

In brief: Yes

The odds of a woman developing breast cancer is about 100x greater than a man's risk.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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