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Why is breast cancer more common in women than in men?

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Dr. Shelby Terstriep
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Hormones

It is more common primarily because women have more estrogen and progesterone.

In brief: Hormones

It is more common primarily because women have more estrogen and progesterone.
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: More breast tissue

Women have more breast tissue than men.
In addition many cancers are driven by estrogen and progesterone, the female hormones. The good thing is that it is one of most treatable female cancers when caught early.

In brief: More breast tissue

Women have more breast tissue than men.
In addition many cancers are driven by estrogen and progesterone, the female hormones. The good thing is that it is one of most treatable female cancers when caught early.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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