Monday, October 6, 2014

30 facts in 30 days: Day 6

Can you imagine, in the midst of all the pink and sexualized slogans, being a man with breast cancer? While comparatively rare, men can – and do – get breast cancer. Cute slactivist social media games that admonish "keep it secret from the men" only serve to further marginalize men, when they should be included and educated."

" make up about 1 percent of all invasive breast cancer cases, according to the American Cancer Society. Each year, that amounts to about 2,400 new cases scattered across the country. About 430 men are expected to die from the disease this year."

"I never... would have thought that a man could get breast cancer."

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