Breast cancer sufferer third man in family to have disease

Two men in Giles Cooper’s family died after being diagnosed with breast cancer, then he got the disease.

Mr Cooper, from Conderton, Worcestershire, underwent a double mastectomy and is now hoping to increase awareness it’s not just an illness affecting women.

He’s part of a long-term study by Breast Cancer Now charity which is investigating the disease in men.

BBC Inside Out West Midlands features this story at 19:30 GMT on BBC One on Monday 6 February. It will be available afterwards on iPlayer.

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