Male breast cancer
Male breast cancer (male breast neoplasm) is a rare cancer in males that originates from the breast. Many males with breast cancer have got it through a BRCA mutation, but there are other causes, including alcohol abuse and exposure to certain hormones and ionizing radiation. The optimal treatment is currently not known.
Stage I is an invasive breast cancer with the tumor not exceeding 2 cm and absence of lymph node involvement.
Stage II includes stages IIA and IIB.
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