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- Feb 14 2017
Male Breast Cancer
Although a very small amount, men too possess non-functioning breast tissues which are situated in the chest wall directly behind the nipple. They turn cancerous when the cells in the breast tissue grow uncontrollably and become abnormal in appearance and behavior.
Facts about male cancer
- A very rare case, say 1 in 1000 males
- Risk of breast cancer is associated with elevated estrogen levels, exposure to radiation or family history of breast cancer.
- Gene mutation
- Lump beneath the nipple
- It is categorized into stages based on the progress of the tumor
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