What is male breast cancer?

The male breast cancer affected man who focused on the nipple area of ​​the chest wall just behind a small amount of breast tissue (breast tissue that can not produce milk) is not functioning. Women as breast cancer, male breast cancer is the uncontrolled growth is abnormal cells in breast tissue.
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Breast tissue, both boys and girls is a cylindrical structure known as the duct. In adolescence, girls ovarian estrogen ductal growth potential to develop across the tube (estrogen) and glands (lobules) is generated. Increase girls reach puberty the amount of fat and connective tissue of the breast. Meanwhile, the male hormone secreted by the testes (such as testosterone) to inhibit the growth of breast tissue and leaf development. Male breast cancer, therefore, is mainly composed of small amounts of fat and connective tissue and small ducts open.

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