Breast cancer in men is a rare disease. In , about 2, men are expected to be diagnosed with the disease. For men, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer is about 1 in You may be thinking: Men don't have breasts, so how can they get breast cancer? The truth is that boys and girls, men and women all have breast tissue.
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Male Breast Cancer
The information on this page will help you understand more about breast cancer in men including how it is diagnosed, treatment options and suggestions to help you cope with the disease. We recommend that you read this along with our booklet Understanding Cancer of the Breast. Although this booklet is written for women, most of the information also applies to men. Often people are surprised to hear that men can get breast cancer.