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Definition of
Breast Cancer
Cancer that forms in the tissue of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that makes milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer are rare.

Estimated new cases and deaths from the United States in 2009:

New cases: 190,370 females
1,910 males
Deaths: 4,170 female
440 males
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