Management of Male Breast Cancer: The Journey so Far and Future Directions

Quratulain (Anna) Sabih, Jessica Young, Kazuaki Takabe

Abstract


Male breast cancer is now shown to be a unique entity and should be considered as a distinct disease. Given the relatively smaller number of cases, randomized controlled trials for treatment are extremely limited and majority of practices are derived from female breast cancer studies. This paper reviews available literature on surgical, radiation, and systemic therapies for male breast cancer, and discusses current practice recommendations.




World J Oncol. 2021;12(6):206-213
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/wjon1418

Keywords


Male; Male breast cancer; Breast cancer in men; Treatment

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