Milford, Michigan 48381
What is IBC...
Common IBC Symptoms:
Things You need to know:
Mammograms usually don't pick up IBC because so often there is no lump.
Why - Reason #1
Doctors misdiagnose Inflammatory Breast Cancer as a breast infection or mastitis.
Why - Reason #2
We need to push this message across the country.
Our group of dedicated advocates are, and a brief message about each one of us.
These are TIPS that doctors and patients have given to people dealing with first symptoms of Inflammatory Breast Cancer, plus TIPS from patients who have gone through chemotherapy.
The information contained on the 'eraseibc.com' web site is presented for the purpose of educating people on Inflammatory Breast Cancer. Nothing contained on this web site should be construed nor is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. Should you have any health care related questions, please call or see your physician or other qualified health care provider promptly.
Education is the MOST powerful tool in the fight against misdiagnosis and improper treatment of Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
Our Foundation's mission is to educate the public and the medical community when needed, that this form of breast cancer is different and is rarely picked up by mammograms.
Towards this mission, the third
Wednesday of the month our
radio show, called
IBC FACT & FALLACIES,
will dispel the myths and help educate our listeners.
Follow Us On FaceBook
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....It's about learning to dance in the rain"
|Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of the leading cancer research and treatments centers in the United States, headed by Dr. Massimo Cristofanilli, a world renowned Inflammatory Breast Cancer specialist.|
|Kenneth L. van Golen, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
Dr. van Golen and his team are leaders in IBC research, and are currently working on exciting new projects.
|Hope Lodge The American Cancer Society provides housing for cancer patients who have to travel for treatment at no cost. The Hope Lodge is located adjacent to Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, click on the link and learn more about this beautiful facility.|
|EXCITING NEWS: AT LAST more attention and education is being recommended for physicians. A powerful new paper has been published stating that IBC needs its own clinical determination. We know that with the high incidence of misdiagnosis many physicians are still unaware of its specific symptoms. This is a wonderful step in the fight to change that, here is a link to the article.|
|MD Anderson has been leading the way in pioneering inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) treatment. Since 2006, MD Anderson has been treating patients in the Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Clinic, dedicated exclusively for women with IBC. The IBC team includes physicians from every specialty to provide expert guidance in all aspects of IBC treatment, including pathology, imaging, chemotherapy, surgery and radiation therapy..|
|The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is a non-profit organization that brings together the best of internationally renowned cancer care institutions - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Univerisity of Washington Medicine and Childrens Hospital.|
|The University of Washington (Seattle) Tumor Vaccine Group A breast cancer vaccine ! Yes, there is!|
|The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the world's leading professional organization representing doctors of all oncology subspecialties who care for people with cancer, click on the link to visit their patient educaion website.|
|The American Society of Breast Disease is the only medical society in the United States to advocate a multidisciplinary team approach as the standard of excellence in managing benign and malignant breast conditions. The ASBD provides professional education and advanced training in breast disease and cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship.|
|Illinois WINGS WINGS (Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving, Sharing) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit Illinois Corporation whose mission is to bring top-quality breast care to men and women of Illinois regardless of their ability to pay.|
|Our very good friends in Canada who, through their selfless acts, are educating through video and music and a beautiful song, Joseph's Lullaby.
The song is in memory of all of those lost to cancer. "This is a powerful message, it is sad, beautiful and motivating all at once"
Dr. Fredika Robertson
|YOUNG WOMEN UNITED AGAINST BREAST CANCER ACTION .. ADVOCACY .. AWARENESS|
|Caring Baskets by Design is the inspirational answer to easing the treatment journey of those undergoing cancer care therapies, their caregivers and anyone looking for all-natural healthy products!|
Mastectomy Wear and Ladies Wear for Fighters and Survivors
|A special research report of the new Jersey commission on cancer research|
|Building Self-esteem for Women|
|The Cancer Support & Resource Program of Norfolk (CSRP) offers community support to residents in South-western Ontario, linking cancer patients, caregivers and others to the resources they need to ‘fight cancer with courage’.|
|Medical Malpractice Lawyers
|Wonderful stories and content. Be sure to visit this site.|
|A story of Inflammatory Breast Cancer, told from a true page turning angle that is inspiring. Katherine Malmo writes from her heart. A must read.|
|A true Metamorphosis through Inflammatory Breast Cancer Courage comes in all forms and young Heidi Marble is the embodiment of that word.|
|'The Empty Cup Runneth Over'|