DISEASE AWARENESS

Men Get Breast Cancer Too !

It’s rare for a man under age 35 to get breast cancer. A man’s chance of getting breast cancer goes up with age. Most breast cancers happen to men between ages 60 and 70.

Other things that raise the odds for male breast cancer include:

•Breast cancer in a close female relative

•History of radiation exposure of the chest

•Enlargement of breasts (called gynecomastia) from drug or hormone treatments, or even some infections and poisons

•Taking estrogen

•A rare genetic condition called Klinefelter’s syndrome

•Severe liver disease, called cirrhosis

•Diseases of the testicles such as mumps orchitis, a testicular injury, or an undescended testicle Severe liver disease, called cirrhosis

•Diseases of the testicles such as mumps orchitis, a testicular injury, or an undescended testicle

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