Health Tip: Understanding Breast Cancer in Men10/11/11
(HealthDay News) -- While breast cancer may be most common in
women, it can also affect men.
The National Cancer Institute mentions these common risk factors
for male breast cancer:
- Being aged 60 to 70.
- Having been exposed to radiation.
- Being diagnosed with a condition that raises estrogen levels,
such as liver disease (cirrhosis).
- Having a family history of breast cancer, especially cases
caused by a gene (BRCA2) mutation.
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