II. Epidemiology

  1. Breast Cancer in Men (U.S. 2002)
    1. New cases: 1500 (median age 68 years)
    2. Deaths: 400

III. Risk Factors

  1. Testicular abnormalities
    1. Cryptorchidism
    2. Orchitis
    3. Orchiectomy
    4. Testicular Trauma
  2. Male Infertility
  3. Klinefelter's Syndrome
  4. Family History of Breast Cancer (especially BRCA2)
  5. Radiation exposure
  6. Advanced age
  7. Jewish patients
  8. Breast changes
    1. Nipple Discharge
    2. Breast cysts
    3. History or breast Trauma

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