THE QUESTION OF MALE BREAST CANCER
Norbekova M. Kh.*
Male breast cancer (BC) is a rare disease, accounting for approximately 1% of all breast cancer cases diagnosed worldwide. Studies of breast cancer in men are significantly inferior in scale to the corresponding studies in women. This article presents a review of the literature in terms of understanding the prevalence, risk factors, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and genetic predisposition of breast cancer in men.
Keywords: Breast cancer, Men, BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
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