Inflammatory Breast Cancer

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Inflammatory 

Breast Cancer

  • Uncommon type of invasive breast cancer
  • Approximately accounts for 1% to 3% of all breast cancers
  • A lump or tumor is not always detected
  • Cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin and cause skin irritation
  • Symptoms may consist of:
    • Inflammation
    • Redness 
    • Pitted appearance
    • Itchiness
    • Tenderness

To learn more about inflammatory breast cancer, watch the video below:

 

 

 

 


Reference 

American Cancer Society

Video from: About.com