Monday, January 20, 2014

Find out Breast Cancer Symptoms in Men

Did you know that breast cancer not only affects women only, men can also be afflicted by this disease. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women.

According to statistics, the incidence rate of cancer throughout the body occupies 7-10 %, is second only to cancer of the uterus. Incidence is often associated with genetic and age between 40-60 years. Women before and after menopause have a higher prevalence.

Breast cancer in men can happen, although it generally occurs in women. This cancer is most common in old age. Men diagnosed with breast cancer at an early stage have a chance to heal. As described on the site medicinenet.com, signs and symptoms of breast cancer in men include:
1. Sore lumps or thickening of the breast tissue
2. Changes in breast skin, such as dimples, puckered, or scaly reddish
3. Changes in the nipple, such as redness, scaly or nipple into the
4. Discharge from the nipple

Breast cancer occurs 100 times more frequently in women than in pria.The American Cancer Society estimates that each year, about 1,990 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in men and breast cancer will cause approximately 480 deaths in men. The risk of a man developing breast cancer is about one in a thousand.

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