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Male breast cancer: a rare disease that might uncover underlying pathways of breast cancer

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There are similarities between breast cancers that arise in men and women but there are also differences. What can be learned from male breast cancer to gain insight into breast cancer pathogenesis?

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The author thanks L. Pritikin for her assistance with the preparation of the manuscript. In addition, the author gives a special thank you to the Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC) for its ongoing support (IG12789).

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Ottini, L. Male breast cancer: a rare disease that might uncover underlying pathways of breast cancer. Nat Rev Cancer 14, 643–644 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrc3806

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