Inflammatory breast cancer vein
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Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) - National Breast Cancer Foundation Symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer include swelling edema and redness erythema that affect a third or more of the breast. The standard treatment for newly diagnosed inflammatory breast cancer is to receive systemic therapy prior to surgery. A diagnostic mammogram and an ultrasound of the breast and regional nearby lymph nodes A PET scan or a CT scan and a bone scan to see if the cancer has spread to other parts of the body Proper diagnosis and staging of inflammatory breast cancer helps doctors develop the best treatment plan and estimate the likely outcome of the disease. IBC is typically diagnosed in one of these stages:. A skin biopsy may also be helpful, and this can be done at the same time as a breast biopsy.
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