Outcome of male breast cancer: a matched single-institution series.

  title={Outcome of male breast cancer: a matched single-institution series.},
  author={Monica Iorfida and Vincenzo Bagnardi and Nicole Rotmensz and Elisabetta Munzone and Bernardo Bonanni and Giuseppe Viale and Giancarlo Pruneri and Manuelita Mazza and Anna Cardillo and Paolo Alberto Veronesi and Alberto Luini and Viviana Enrica Galimberti and Aron Goldhirsch and Marco Angelo Colleoni},
  journal={Clinical breast cancer},
  volume={14 5},
BACKGROUND Breast cancer occurs rarely in men, accounting for approximately 1% of all breast carcinomas. Data on prognosis principally derive from retrospective studies and from extrapolation of female breast cancer series. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 99 men with invasive breast cancer were matched with 198 women with breast cancer who had surgery at the same institution from 1999 to 2010. Matching variables were year of surgery, age, primary tumor size, nodal involvement, hormone… CONTINUE READING
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