Breast Cancer: Introduction
Breast cancer is fairly common. Because of its well publicized nature, and potential for lethality, breast cancer is arguably the most frightening type of cancer diagnosis someone can receive. However, it is important to keep in mind that, if identified and properly treated while still in its early stages, breast cancer can be cured.
Breast cancer is not just a woman's disease. It is quite possible for men to get breast cancer, although it occurs less frequently in men than in women. Our discussion will focus primarily on breast cancer as it relates to women but it should be noted that much of the information is also applicable for men.