Being Born Female
Being born female is the main risk factor for breast cancer.
Although men can get breast cancer, it’s about 100 times more common in women . Men don’t have the same complex breast growth and development as women.
In 2017 (most recent data available) :
|Incidence (new cases)|
131.6 per 100,000
1.3 per 100,000
Learn more about breast cancer in men.