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Breast Cancer in Men: a Report from the Department of Radiation Oncology in Kermanshah Province, Iran
- Amirifard, Nasrin (Cancer Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences) ;
- Sadeghi, Edris (Cancer Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)
- Published : 2016.05.01
Background: Male breast cancer (MBC) is a rare disease that accounts for less than 1% of all cancers in men and less than 1% of all diagnosed breast cancers. In this study, we retrospectively evaluated the clinicopathological features, treatment options and overall survival in Kurdish MBC cases. Materials and Methods: Seventeen MBC were referred to Department of Radiation Oncology in Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah, Iran, between 2010 and 2016. Immunohistochemical analysis was performed for ER, PR and Her2 biomarkers and FISH for those with Her2 2+. Median follow-up period was 30 months (2-65 months). We excluded from the study patients who did not have follow-up after initial diagnosis. Treatment methods were chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy, target therapy and palliative care. Survival was estimated by the Kaplan Meier method (Prism 5). Results: The mean age at diagnosis was
Male breast cancer;Kurdish Iran;overall survival;ER+ - PR+;Her2+;chemotherapy
Supported by : Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
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