Breast cancer is much less common among men than it is for women. The ratio of their risk has been put at about 1 in 1,000. Although the number of breast cancer cases in men relative to the population has remained fairly stable over the last 30 years, awareness and confiding concerns to your primary care physician is a positive step toward a healthy life.
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Fair or dark-skinned, the damage the sun does to your skin over the course of your lifetime is cumulative. Your odds of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, increases after just one sunburn. Five or more sunburns can double that risk over your lifetime.
When someone you love is sick, your time may not be your own and you may feel thrust into a world for which you are unprepared. Control the things you can and you’ll be a better caregiver.
The baseline approach to cancer prevention is strict adherence to the Big Three: stop smoking, limit alcohol, and get exercise.