Beyonce's father diagnosed with breast cancer

Beyonce's father diagnosed with breast cancer

Beyonce's father diagnosed with breast cancer

Male breast cancer is a rare ailment that normally occurs among men aged over 60.

Mathew Knowles is opening up about his private battle with breast cancer.

Knowles, 67, revealed his diagnosis and opened about living with the disease on a "Good Morning America" interview that will air on Wednesday.

In a teaser for the chat shared Tuesday, GMA presenter, Michael Strahan asks Mattew Knowles: "How was it to tell your family about the diagnosis?"

Matthew Knowles discovered that he had the BRCA mutation, which means that he is at a higher risk of developing four different types of cancer during his lifetime.

He divorced Beyonce and Solange's mother Tina in 2011 and has since had two more children with his second wife Gena.

About 245,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and 2,200 in men each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Signs of breast cancer in men can include a lump in the breast, the nipple turning inwards and fluid oozing from the nipple.

Mathew Knowles has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the manager and entrepreneur revealed in a television interview.

About 245,000 cases are diagnosed in USA women and 2,200 in US men each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

He contacted his doctor, had a mammogram and was diagnosed with breast cancer.

"I just wanted to have a clean bill of health", he said.

October is breast cancer awareness month.

"Things that used to be important are not important to me now", Knowles said to Strahan. "That's male or female", he continues.

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