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One in 1,000 Men Battles Breast Cancer

Cecil Herrin kept asking his doctor for a mammogram, but the construction company owner was an unlikely candidate for the breast cancer screening test. “He said nothing was wrong with me,” said Herrin, recalling his doctor’s dismissal of the growing lump below his right nipple. “I knew there was something wrong.” Twelve months later, Herrin’s cardiologist spotted the lump during a routine check-up. “She said, ‘You need to get a mammogram and ultrasound,’” said Herrin, who lives in Grovetown, Ga. “I said, ‘I’ve been trying.’”