Second primary malignancies in patients with male breast cancer

  title={Second primary malignancies in patients with male breast cancer},
  author={Kari Hemminki and Ghislaine Scelo and Paolo Boffetta and Lene Mellemkjaer and Elizabeth A Tracey and Aage Andersen and David H Brewster and Eero I Pukkala and Mary L. McBride and Erich V. Kliewer and K S Chia and Vera Pompe-Kirn and Carmen M Martos and J{\'o}n Gunnlaugur J{\'o}nasson and Xinjun Li and Paul Brennan},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={1288 - 1292}
An international multicentre study of first and second primary neoplasms associated with male breast cancer was carried out by pooling data from 13 cancer registries. Among a total of 3409 men with primary breast cancer, 426 (12.5%) developed a second neoplasia; other than breast cancer, a 34% overall excess risk of second primary neoplasia, affecting the small intestine (standardised incidence ratio, 4.95, 95% confidence interval, 1.35–12.7), rectum (1.78, 1.20–2.54), pancreas (1.93, 1.14–3.05… CONTINUE READING
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