IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer)

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What is IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer)?

Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare but very aggressive type of breast cancer in which the cancer cells block the lymph vessels in the skin of the breast. This type of breast cancer is called inflammatory because the breast often looks swollen and red, or inflamed.

What is it like to have IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer)?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer) and its symptoms?

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Who has IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer) on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 2
50s 11
60s 6
70+ 1


Distribution of females vs. males

100% Females
0% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Inflammatory Breast Cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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