Cancer of the Breast in a Male Cirrhotic: Is There an Association between the Two?

Misra, S. P.; Misra, Vatsala; Dwivedi, M.
February 1996
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1996, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p380
Academic Journal
Presents a case report of a male cirrhotic patient who developed breast cancer. Clinical characteristics of the patient; Association between liver cirrhosis and male breast cancer; Risk of developing breast cancer in men with Klinefelter's syndrome.


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