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Inflammatory Breast Cancer

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http://www.ibcresearch.org

Symptoms

Inflammatory Breast Cancer:
Also known as IBC


A unique and uncommon type of breast cancer.




Symptoms might include: 


 One breast appears larger than the other 

 Red or pink skin 

 Skin that is hot to the touch 

 
Swelling of the breast

 Nipple discharge
(any discharge!)

 Nipples that appear inverted or flattened
       
(when in question see your doctor)

 
Pain and/or itchiness
       
(be sure to check for any swelling)

 Ridges or thickened areas of breast 

 
 Rash
        
(of the entire breast or in small patches) 

 Orange-like texture (skin of an orange) 

 Swollen lymph nodes under the armpit area

 
Swollen lymph nodes of the neck
       
(sometimes) see your doctor if you're not sure
 

Contact your doctor if you think you have any of these symptoms.
And, it is always best to deal with a doctor who has expertise in Inflammatory Breast Cancer.



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Articles and Videos

 

 Article of Interest:
Special News Report on IBC KOMO 4TV (Seattle, WA)
Living With Lymphedema:  Cure Today
http://www.curetoday.com/backissues/v2n1/departments/movingon/index.html
Screening for Symptoms Of Sub-Clinical Lymphoedema: 
Medical News Today
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/108036.php
Pre-Operative Assessment Allows Early Diagnosis and
Successful Treatment of Lymphedema:

Medical News Today
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/108460.php

 

 

   Video:
 Image Please watch this important clip on 
           Inflammatory Breast Cancer:

Image http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEP5zY9rRao&feature=related
          M.D. Anderson Cancer Clinic, Texas

 

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