Male breast cancer: clinical-epidemiological characteristics of 1189 Brazilian patients.

@article{Thuler2015MaleBC,
  title={Male breast cancer: clinical-epidemiological characteristics of 1189 Brazilian patients.},
  author={Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler and Anke Bergmann},
  journal={The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={118-23}
}
PURPOSE To describe the clinical-epidemiological features of male patients with breast cancer in Brazil. METHODS Data from male patients with breast cancer treated from 2000 through 2009 were obtained from the Brazilian Hospital Cancer Register databases. Descriptive statistics were performed. RESULTS A total of 1189 male patients were included. The mean age at diagnosis was 59.6 years (± 13.6). Tumours were categorised as clinical stage I (14.3%), stage II (38.3%), stage III (34.1%) and… CONTINUE READING

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