Inflammatory breast cancer and breast reconstruction

Immediate or delayed rebuild ? Immediate reconstruction is not recommended for inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) for several reasons: the recurrence rate is high and it is important to be able to monitor the breast area; reconstruction may make it more difficult to detect a recurrence; the risk of complication (eg Continue readingInflammatory breast cancer and breast reconstruction

Treatments : standard of care for inflammatory breast cancer

The therapeutic tools are the same as for other forms of breast cancer. What changes with inflammatory breast cancer is the order of treatments, the type of operation proposed and the size of the area to be irradiated. Here is the standard of care for stage 3 inflammatory breast cancer: Continue readingTreatments : standard of care for inflammatory breast cancer

Inflammatory breast cancer, do you know it?

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Have you heard about inflammatory breast cancer? Symptoms resemble mastitis without fever. It develops rapidly, is aggressive, generally without a lump and can be misdiagnosed. Learn what it is, symptoms and screening by reading the excellent text, translated and reprinted here, from the leaflet created by Suzanne Lemay (in French). Continue readingInflammatory breast cancer, do you know it?