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How many men get breast cancer?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
In general less than one percent of all breast cancers are found in men. However, these cancer may be more aggressive and should be treated immediately. Similar types of cancer found in women may include infiltrating ductal carcinoma an lobular carcinoma. Any suspicious mass or enlarging lesion should be biopsied and treated by a board certified surgeon.

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