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Inflammatory breast cancer

Inflammatory breast cancer: Introduction

Inflammatory breast cancer: Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of invasive breast cancer, where the skin of the breast becomes red, inflamed and pitted in appearance. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Inflammatory breast cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Inflammatory breast cancer

Treatments for Inflammatory breast cancer

  • Radiation, chemotherapy and surgery
  • Medical therapy for breast cancer can be divided into 3 categories: chemoprevention, neo-adjuvant, and adjuvant therapy
  • Surgical line- lumpectomy, ductal excision, quadrantectomy
  • Surgery
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Inflammatory breast cancer: Related Patient Stories

Inflammatory breast cancer: Deaths

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Inflammatory breast cancer: Complications

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Causes of Inflammatory breast cancer

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Inflammatory breast cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Inflammatory breast cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Inflammatory breast cancer

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Inflammatory breast cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Inflammatory breast cancer

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Prognosis for Inflammatory breast cancer

Prognosis for Inflammatory breast cancer: Survival in breast cancer depends on multiple social, biologic, and independent patient factors. Tumor size clearly is associated with higher mortality. Lesions greater than 5.0 cm were associated with a 50-60% 20-year survival rate compared to those less than 1 cm, which had a 93-98% 20-year survival rate.

Research about Inflammatory breast cancer

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Statistics for Inflammatory breast cancer

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Definitions of Inflammatory breast cancer:

Inflammatory breast cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Inflammatory breast cancer, or a subtype of Inflammatory breast cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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