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Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall. While the disease occurs primarily in women, men also have breast tissue and are at risk of developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and the second most common cause of cancer death in women. However, each year, more than 2,500 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in men, with 500 men dying from their disease each year.

Men’s Health Week–appropriately timed with Father’s Day– is internationally recognized as an occasion to focus on men’s health and wellness.

Breakthroughs in early detection, treatment and care have extended lives and the quality of life for many breast cancer patients. Not everyone, however, benefits equally from these medical advances.

When Michael Singer learned he had breast cancer, he was certain the doctor made a mistake. Just two years earlier he watched his sister die from the disease, one that he assumed only affected women.

When Jacob Bryson’s wife Rebecca felt a lump on his peck seven years ago, his doctor told him it was a benign cyst. At the time the 60-year-old father of two and grandfather decided to play it safe and have it removed.

The 37th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) took place on December 9-13. The annual five-day program provides a forum for communication and education in breast cancer research.