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Breast Cancer in Men

  • BBSG – Brazilian Breast Study Group
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Abstract

Breast cancer in men is rare, with about 2600 cases/year in the United States, accounting for approximately 1% of all cases. About 11% of the cases involve in situ disease. The mean age at diagnosis is 67 years, and that is higher when compared to women. Few specific prospective studies are available to better characterize biology and treatment, despite the increasing numbers of survivors.

Keywords

Male breast cancer Endocrine therapy Conservative surgery Sentinel node biopsy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • BBSG – Brazilian Breast Study Group
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  1. 1.BBSGSao PauloBrazil

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