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MALE BREAST CANCER

My name is Peter Devereaux; I live in the greater Boston area and have a wife and a 15 year old daughter. I am a 50-year old man Living with stage 4 Metastatic breast cancer.
Men do get breast cancer!! You just don’t hear about it often.
Just like women, men can get breast cancer. Men and women will have similar results if they are diagnosed at similar times and have the same type of cancer.
What happens often is most men have no idea they can get breast cancer, so they usually get diagnosed at later stages.
The first time I knew men …

 

Meet our newest contributor Peter Devereaux

I had the pleasure of meeting Peter Deveraux this past May when we did our annual visit to the clinics at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute kicking off Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer 2012.  Kelley Tuthill our friend from WCVB in Boston and Four Seasons Boston Executive Pastry Chef Tim Fonseca visit the clinic each May with chocolate chip cookies in hand to share with those family and patients there that day.  It was during our visit to the clinic that I met Peter.
Peter Deveraux was the first man I had met with breast cancer.  Since then I personally know of 2 …