Gynecology Book


Breast Cancer in Men

Aka: Breast Cancer in Men, Breast Cancer Risk Factors in Men
  1. See Also
    1. Breast Cancer
    2. Breast Cancer Risk Factors
    3. Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    4. Breast Cancer Staging
    5. Breast Cancer Management
    6. Breast Cancer Monitoring
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Breast Cancer in Men (U.S. 2002)
      1. New cases: 1500 (median age 68 years)
      2. Deaths: 400
  3. Risk Factors
    1. Testicular abnormalities
      1. Cryptorchidism
      2. Orchitis
      3. Orchiectomy
      4. Testicular Trauma
    2. Male Infertility
    3. Klinefelter's Syndrome
    4. Family History of Breast Cancer (especially BRCA2)
    5. Radiation exposure
    6. Advanced age
    7. Jewish patients
    8. Breast changes
      1. Nipple Discharge
      2. Breast cysts
      3. History or breast Trauma
  4. References
    1. Giordano (2002) Ann Intern Med 137:678-87 [PubMed]

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