Men too suffer breast cancer – Expert

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A Professor of Medicine, Ed Nwobodo, has explained that five percent of breast cancer cases occurred in men.

Prof. Nwobodo made this known on Wednesday at the “Go Pink Day’’ organised by an NGO, Breast Without Spot, to mark the World Cancer Day in Enugu.

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Speaking at the event, Prof. Nwobodo alleged that men mostly don’t like to talk about their health problem.

“There have been several cases of breast cancer in men though, it was not as pronounced as that of women.

“Why such was not often reported was due to reluctance in men to present themselves for screening, as they were fond of hiding their health challenges.

“Men always hide their health challenges and that is why prostate cancer is still going to be an epidemic and big time problem with us, because it is always reported late,” he explained.

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