Inflammatory breast cancer is usually diagnosed at a later stage than other breast cancers – and thus is often fatal. A recent Georgia State... Doctor’s Column: The breast cancer that sneaks up on women

Inflammatory breast cancer is usually diagnosed at a later stage than other breast cancers – and thus is often fatal.

Alvarez

A recent Georgia State University study found that one of the areas with high incidence of inflammatory breast cancer is in South Georgia.

In a new Doctor’s Column, Dr. Ricardo H. Alvarez writes about this aggressive form of breast cancer.

“Given that its symptoms can resemble those of other conditions, IBC can be difficult to diagnose properly,’’ writes Alvarez, a medical oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Newnan hospital.

Here’s a link to his column.

 


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