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Breast Cancer – It Doesn’t Just Strike Women

Cancer Newsline - 03/07/2011

There were about 1,970 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed among men in the United States in 2010. Yet, because of the lack of awareness, diagnosis normally happens at a late stage. 

Breast cancer is branded a female disease, so males must brave the pink ribbons, women-only waiting rooms, etc. There are similarities and differences in male and female breast cancer. Sharon Giordano, M.D., associate professor and internist in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at MD Anderson, shares insights on this topic.

Guest: Sharon Giordano, M.D.


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