How to recognize inflammatory breast cancer symptoms
Not all breast cancer involves a lump. There is a rare, but serious form known as inflammatory breast cancer whose symptoms are unique. Dr. Anne Moore, a leading breast oncologist, describes the symptoms and treatment for inflammatory breast cancer.
inflammatory breast cancer symptoms
inflammatory cancer breast symptoms
Although rare, inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) requires a timely diagnosis as it occurs very rapidly, particularly in younger women. Dr. Mary Cianfrocca, director of the Breast Cancer Program at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, talks about the signs of this cancer, common symptoms and who this disease is likely to affect. Hear about common misdiagnosis, the genetic connection and increased survival rates based on care received from a multidisciplinary team. Dr. Cianfrocca discusses path to diagnosis, current modalitites of therapy including chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, radiation and possibly, surgery.