The Who, What, Where, When and Sometimes, Why.

Being Female

Being female is the main risk factor for breast cancer.

Although men can get breast cancer, it’s about 100 times more common in women [610]. Men don’t have the same complex breast growth and development as women.

In 2017 (most recent data available) [610]:

 WomenMen
Incidence (new cases)131.6 per 100,0001.3 per 100,000

Learn more about breast cancer in men.

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