Breast Cancer Resource Center Savannah, GA USA

Podcast #33: Understanding Inflammatory Breast Cancer with Survivor Lindsey Wirht

There are several different ‘flavors’ of breast cancer; and in today’s episode, we’ll learn more about a kind of breast cancer that doesn’t present itself as a lump. Inflammatory Breast Cancer, or IBC, is caused when cancer cells block vessels in the skin covering the breast. Although it is relatively rare, one out of three cases at diagnosis will have already metastasized. Today, IBC survivor, Lindsey Wirht joins us to help us better understand Inflammatory Breast Cancer. What exactly is it? What are the signs and symptoms? How is it diagnosed? And what else do you need to know?