Second primary breast cancer in men

  title={Second primary breast cancer in men},
  author={C Dong and Kari Hemminki},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
It is well established that the risk of second primary breast cancer in women is 2–5 fold higher than that of the first breast cancer [1]. To our knowledge, there are no published epidemiological studies on second breast cancer in men. The pathology, natural history and prognosis of sporadic and familial male breast cancer are thought to be similar [2]. Familial risks in male breast cancer do not appear to be different from those in female breast cancer [3]. Heritable mutations in theBRCA2… CONTINUE READING


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