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Statistics on breast cancer

by nk.valli » 15 Feb 2017, 11:12

What is the statistic for young women having breast cancer in Malaysia compared to older women? What about men having breast cancer?
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by stronger » 16 Feb 2017, 06:47

Dear NK Valli,

Thank you for your question. According to Globocan (2012), the incidence of breast cancer is highest among women aged 40 years old and above in Malaysia.

Breast cancer can occur in men although it is very rare. Less than 1% of breast cancers occur to men.

I hope this information helps.

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Maya, Stronger Than Cancer moderator.
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