Women's Health

It Was More than a Rash: It was Breast Cancer

Some more facts about inflammatory breast cancer

  • In comparison with other forms of breast cancer, IBC tends to be diagnosed in women at a younger age
  • IBC is more common in African American women as opposed to Caucasian women
  • IBC is more common in women who are obese as opposed to women who are of normal weight
  • Inflammatory breast tumors are frequently hormone receptor negative, meaning that they cannot be treated with hormone therapies
  • IBC can occur in men; however, typically at an advanced age as opposed to women