1 in 1,000 men will have to battle breast cancer in their lifetime

Rethinking Pink: Male Breast Cancer

(WAVE) – When you think about men and cancer, prostate cancer is probably the first thing that comes to mind. We leave October to mammograms and women’s breast.

Although it is still rare, the incidence of male breast cancer continues to increase. For the families and the men affected they’ll tell you maybe we need to re-think pink.

“I really didn’t want to hear ‘you’ve got cancer,'” Hugh Campbell proclaimed from a hospital bed. A bed he has been in for almost a month this time.

Male breast cancer is something you don’t hear about often, but according to the American Cancer Society 1 in 1,000 men will have to battle breast cancer in their lifetime.

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