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Mother's weird freckles turn out to be rare breast cancer
Rebecca Hockaday, 40, was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer after noticing freckles on her breast in 2012. The Georgia mother is now cancer-free. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chance the Rapper aunt dies of inflammatory breast cancer
Chance the Rapper announced Tuesday that his aunt Kimberly Bennett lost her battle against stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer on Sunday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas mom's skin rash was terminal breast cancer
Jennifer Cordts, 46, was shocked to learn that her skin rash was actually terminal inflammatory breast cancer. Now the Rockwall, Texas, mother-of-two wants to share her story to help others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trimodality Therapy in Inflammatory Breast Cancer Improves Locoregional Control
Trimodality therapy achieved improved locoregional control among a cohort of women with nonmetastatic inflammatory breast cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Tags: Breast Cancer News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Inflammatory breast cancer: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Inflammatory breast cancer accounts for just 1-5 percent of all breast cancers diagnosed in the U.S. Learn more about this rare and aggressive cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Facility-Level Factors Affect Inflammatory Breast Cancer Management
A database analysis found that facility-level factors such as location contribute more than patient-level factors to the underuse of guideline-recommended therapy for nonmetastatic inflammatory breast cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 31, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Tags: Breast Cancer News Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Symptoms: What You Need to Know
By Stacy Simon An important way to keep up with your breast health is to be aware of how your breasts normally look and feel, and know what changes to look for. Finding breast cancer as early as possible gives you a better chance of successful treatment. But knowing what to look for is not a substitute for screening mammograms and other tests, which can help find breast cancer in its early stages, even before any symptoms appear. Benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions are much more common than breast cancer, but it is important to let your health care team know about any changes in your breast so they can be checked out ...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - September 30, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Breast Cancer Prevention/Early Detection Source Type: news

What Is Inflammatory Breast Cancer or IBC
Just when I think that I might be getting a bit of a handle on the various types of breast cancers and how they most frequently manifest themselves, I somehow manage to come across something that once again startles me. I am the first to acknowledge that there are many different types of breast cancers but recently I saw a discussion about Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC), a type of breast cancer that I had not previously encountered. Of course, I had to research this and found a site that provided me with some great information that I felt compelled to share. While IBC is rare, accounting for 1 to 5 percent of all breast...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother who delayed cancer treatment to protect her unborn baby is left devastated after her daughter dies a week after birth
Heidi Loughlin, 33, from Portishead, near Bristol, was three months pregnant when she was diagnosed with aggressive inflammatory breast cancer in 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Title: Inflammatory Breast CancerCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 24, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Prepping for USMLE Step 2? Here ’s a commonly missed question
The United States Medical Licensing Examination ® (USMLE®) Step 2 is a formidable test, soAMA Wire® is providing frequent expert insights to help you prepare for it. Take a few minutes here to work through another of the most-missed USMLE Step 2 test prep questions and view an expert video explanation of the answer from Kaplan Medical. Once you ’ve got this question under your belt, be sure to test your knowledge with other posts in this series. Ready. Set. Go.This month ’s question that stumped most students: A 27-year-old immigrant from El Salvador has a 14 x 12 x 9-cm mass in her left bre...
Source: AMA Wire - August 20, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Troy Parks Source Type: news

What Are Common Impostors of Inflammatory...
Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and very aggressive form of breast cancer that is often misdiagnosed as other conditions and is mistreated (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - February 14, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Let the 'Cancer Moonshot' Inspire Hope!
When President Obama announced the cancer moonshot initiative at the Jan. 14 State of the Union speech, thousands of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers cheered and cried at the same time. To many of us, the idea of executive action to integrate and accelerate the work underway seeking progress against cancer was awe-inspiring. NASA images remind us of the huge achievement that the Apollo and other space programs meant to the nation: Then the New York Times on Jan. 14 gave us a dose of sobriety in Gina Kolata's and Gardiner Harris' article entitled "'Moonshot' to Cure Cancer, to Be Led by Biden, Relies on Outm...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBC: No Lump but Breast Cancer
Difficult to diagnose, Inflammatory Breast cancer rarely presents with a lump that can be felt in an exam or is visible in a screening mammogram. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - December 10, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Mother with cancer is forgoing intense treatment to keep her baby
Heidi Loughlin, 32, of Portishead, Bristol, was told she has inflammatory breast cancer - a rare and aggressive form of the disease which has a prognosis of just five years at best. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Title: Inflammatory Breast CancerCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - February 6, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

BPA stimulates growth of an advanced subtype of human breast cancer cells called inflammatory breast cancer
Environmental exposure to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) lowers the effectiveness of a targeted anti-cancer drug for inflammatory breast cancer, according to a new study. The results also show that BPA causes breast cancer cells to grow faster. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 23, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Everything You Need to Know About Inflammatory...
Definition and description of IBC - Inflammatory Breast Cancer, and how it is related to, and different from, ductal and lobular breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - June 20, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

40 E-Books New to Scott Library in April
Scott Library added these 40 eBooks in April to the growing collection: ACLS, CPR and PALS: clinical pocket guide Anatomic pathology Anatomic pathology flashcards Atlas of EEG patterns Atlas of ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology: a multimedia reference Basic musculoskeletal imaging Behavioral science in medicine (2nd ed.) Breast imaging (radiology case review series) Cardiovascular physiology (8th ed.) Cervical spine, the (5th ed.) Clinical anatomy of the spine, spinal cord, and ANS (3rd ed.) Clinical anesthesiology board review: a test simulation and self-assessment tool (2nd ed.) Communication, collaboration and y...
Source: What's New on JEFFLINE - May 5, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Gary Kaplan Tags: All News Clinicians Researchers Students Teaching Faculty Source Type: news

The 5 Types of Breast Cancer
A review of several types of breast cancer: ductal, lobular, and inflammatory. Rare types of breast cancer: inflammatory breast cancer, Paget's disease of the nipple. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 29, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Sandi's Survivor Story - Conquering the Enemy:...
Sandi Johnson went in for a mammogram and came out with a diagnosis of Inflammatory Breast Cancer. She was swept up in the whirlwind of treatments: chemotherapy, surgery, radiation. She owns a gym and is fit. Being diagnosed with breast cancer was a shock. Sandi and her network of support made it through the crisis, and she is now holding steady. Here is Sandi Johnson's breast cancer survivor story. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - February 27, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Novel Agent Set for Unique Clinical Test in Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A drug now used to treat a type of lymphoma has shown surprising benefit in preclinical studies of inflammatory breast cancer, according to a researcher at Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center. The finding, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology, has led to development of a phase 1/2 clinical trial at Kimmel Cancer Center to test the agent, Romidepsin (Istodax™), in combination with nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane™) chemotherapy for advanced inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

IBC - Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Definition and description of IBC - Inflammatory Breast Cancer, and how it is related to, and different from, ductal and lobular breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - July 16, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Types of Breast Cancer
A review of several types of breast cancer: ductal, lobular, and inflammatory. Rare types of breast cancer: inflammatory breast cancer, Paget's disease of the nipple. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - July 16, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What Are Some Inflammatory Breast Cancer...
Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and very aggressive form of breast cancer. Early detection is critical to proper treatment and survival. So why is IBC often mistaken for other conditions? Learn what the IBC impostors are. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - June 19, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Sandi's Survivor Story - Conquering the Enemy:...
Sandi Johnson went in for a mammogram and came out with a diagnosis of Inflammatory Breast Cancer. She was swept up in the whirlwind of treatments: chemotherapy, surgery, radiation. She owns a gym and is fit. Being diagnosed with breast cancer was a shock. Sandi and her network of support made it through the crisis, and she is now holding steady. Here is Sandi Johnson's breast cancer survivor story. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - June 10, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Treatment May Be Possible Using Quantum Dots To Deliver Vitamin D To Tumors
The shortened daylight of a Maine winter may make for long, dark nights - but it has shone a light on a novel experimental approach to fighting inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), an especially deadly form of breast cancer. The new approach enlists the active form of Vitamin D3, called calcitriol, which is delivered therapeutically by quantum dots. Quantum dots are an engineered light-emitting nanoscale delivery vehicle... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Inflammatory Breast Cancer: What You Should KnowInflammatory Breast Cancer: What You Should Know
This rare but deadly disease can be misdiagnosed as mastitis. Dr. Naoto Ueno discusses critical steps in diagnosis as well as emerging strategies in the treatment of inflammatory breast cancer. Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Quantum dots deliver vitamin D to tumors for possible inflammatory breast cancer treatment
Quantum dots can be used to rapidly move high concentrations of the active form of Vitamin D to targeted tumor sites where cancer cells accumulate. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 1, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Quantum dots deliver Vitamin D to tumors for possible inflammatory breast cancer treatment
(American Institute of Physics) Quantum dots can be used to rapidly move high concentrations of the active form of Vitamin D to targeted tumor sites where cancer cells accumulate. The research will be presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, held Feb. 2-6, 2013, in Philadelphia, Pa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

NCCN Updates Breast Cancer Guidelines
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., January 22, 2008 — The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is proud to announce several new updates to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology™ Breast Cancer. These changes highlight leading developments in the treatment of breast cancer and represent the recognized standard for clinical care in oncology in both the community and the academic practice settings. A new section focusing on the treatment of patients with inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) has ... (Source: National Comprehensive Cancer Network)
Source: National Comprehensive Cancer Network - January 22, 2008 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news