New study points to better chance of survival for male breast cancer victims when compared to women

December 15, 2014 4:30 AM

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Recent studies conducted by the EORTC10085/TBCRC/BIG/NABCG International Male Breast Cancer Program had produced results showing that male patients with breast cancer have more chances of survival when compared to women. The work group included patients from both the United States and Europe and the results were revealed at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

The investigation, that ran for two years and was completed in 2010, studied 1822 male individuals infected with the cancer that received treatment for the disease between 1990 and 2010. The presented results brings to light new biological and clinical information about male breast cancer.

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