Breast cancer in men

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.930-d (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:930

Group is exploring issues for men with breast cancer across the United Kingdom

  1. Rachel Iredale, senior research fellow (Rachel.Iredale@CardiffandVale.wales.nhs.uk),
  2. Buddug Williams, MATCH project officer,
  3. Kate Brain, research psychologist,
  4. Elizabeth France, genetic counsellor
  1. Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF14 4XN

    EDITOR–The editorial by Perkins and Middleton on breast cancer in men in the United States was heartening.1 Breast cancer in men is rare,2 but every year 200-300 men in the United Kingdom are newly diagnosed with it. Whereas the common nature of female breast cancer has resulted in good general awareness, male breast …

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