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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Has Diagnostic Challenges, Requires More Awareness

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By: Danielle Ternyila From: onclive.com Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is commonly misdiagnosed because it is a rare form of breast cancer that many oncologists do not see frequently. Several institutions in the United States have special clinics for IBC, such as The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, giving patients access to clinical trials, as well as physicians who …

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Rare form of breast cancer getting increased attention

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By: Paul Sisson From: medicalxpress.com She first noticed the odd rash in February and figured it probably had something to do with her clothing. But buying a new bra had no effect. A mammogram showed no internal warning signs, so Elaine Deboe of Jamul just lived with it, carrying on with her busy life working for Caltrans and enjoying time …

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Contemporary Inflammatory Breast Cancer Therapy Yields Low Local/Regional Recurrence

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From: The American Society of Breast Surgeons Aggressive Triple-Modality Therapy Prevents Cancer from Returning in the Chest Wall and Lymph Nodes Current triple-modality therapy for highly aggressive inflammatory breast cancer achieved a 95.5% five-year survival rate with no local cancer recurrence, similar to other breast cancers, in a new study presented this week at the Annual Meeting of the American …

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New study explains how very aggressive cancer cells use energy to divide, move

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Source: University of Michigan Health System From: sciencedaily.com Cancer cells and normal cells both divide and move, but with cancer cells it’s like they’re on steroids: everything is bigger, faster, more. A new study explains how cancer cells use energy to fuel this switch between motion and proliferation. The researchers identified for the first time a connection between a cancer …

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Can you Spot The Critical Signs Of This Deadly Disease?

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Posted in: Health From: inquisitr.com Inflammatory Breast Cancer is the most rare of all the breast cancers, and it is also the most deadly. While there’s a huge national push to raise breast cancer awareness in general, the majority of women are still woefully uniformed about the most insidious and aggressive form of breast cancer. Women are taught to carefully …