male breast cancer*When you think of breast cancer, you think of the effect it has had on women worldwide.

But what about men?

A new article in the Associated Press talks about the deadly effects of breast cancer in men and how it is almost two times deadly in the male species.

NewsOne writer Lynette Holloway recently wrote a piece on breast cancer in men.

Check out an excerpt below:

Many men do not realize they, too, can get breast cancer.

“Breast cancer is a rare disease to develop in men,” she said. “To give you context, it is likely to be detected in 120 per 100,000 women and 1.5 per 100,000 men. Men may not have any symptoms, and because of that, more cases may be diagnosed at a later stage, which is why you will see higher death rates in men.”

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