As published by the Mayo Clinic – second to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States.
Contrary to popular belief, breast cancer can occur in men. How in the Health Does That Happen? It is not clear what causes male breast cancer. The Mayo Clinic shares that “Doctors know that male breast cancer occurs when some breast cells divide more rapidly than healthy cells do. The accumulating cells form a tumor that may spread (metastasize) to nearby tissue, to the lymph nodes or to other parts of the body”. Breast cancer, however is more common in women.
Research and awareness is contributing greatly to the decline in deaths associated with breast cancer. Early detection is of major importance. I know quite a few women who have had to battle breast cancer and fortunately lived to tell their story. My friend, a…
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