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.

Common symptoms reported by people with 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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer)

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Compare treatments taken by people with IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer)

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Who has IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

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