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    Can men also get breast cancer?

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  • Women's Health Queensland Wide provides free health information for Queensland women. View Profile

    Yes -Around 100 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia each year, compared witharound 14,000 women. Around 90% of men are diagnosed with breast cancer after the age of 50.Although breast cancer in men accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancers, it’s just as important for men as for women to see your doctor without delay if you find a breast change.
    Brenda
    Women’s Health Educator
    Health Information Line, Women’s Health Queensland Wide

    Women living in Queensland can also call our Health Information Line - a free information and referral service for Queensland women - on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane).

    Please note that all health information provided by Women’s Health Queensland Wide is subject to this disclaimer

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