Inflammatory Breast Cancer
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.