inflammatory breast cancer
- A type of breast cancer in which the breast looks red and swollen and feels warm. The skin of the breast may also show the pitted appearance called peau d'orange (like the skin of an orange). The redness and warmth occur because the cancer cells block the lymph vessels in the skin.
English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
Inflammatory breast cancer — Classification and external resources ICD O: 8530/3 Inflammatory breast cancer is an especially aggressive type of breast cancer that can occur in women of any age (a … Wikipedia
Inflammatory Breast Cancer Association — The Inflammatory Breast Cancer Association (IBC Help) is a cancer organization headquartered in the United States with volunteers from throughout the World. It is a voluntary cancer organization dedicated to eliminating inflammatory breast cancer … Wikipedia
Breast cancer — Classification and external resources Mammograms showing a normal breast (left) and a cancerous breast (right). ICD 10 C … Wikipedia
Breast cancer screening — refers to the medical screening of asymptomatic, apparently healthy women for breast cancer in an attempt to achieve an earlier diagnosis. The assumption is that early detection will improve outcomes. A number of screening test have been employed … Wikipedia
breast cancer — Malignant tumour in a breast, usually in women after menopause. Risk factors include family history of breast cancer, prolonged menstruation, late first pregnancy (after age 30), obesity, alcohol use, and some benign tumours. Most breast cancers… … Universalium
Male breast cancer — Classification and external resources ICD 10 C50 ICD 9 175 … Wikipedia
List of breast cancer patients according to survival status — This list of notable breast cancer patients includes people who made significant contributions to their chosen field and who were diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives, as confirmed by public information.According to the… … Wikipedia
Epidemiology and etiology of breast cancer — Epidemiological risk factors for a disease can provide important clues as to the etiology, or cause, of a disease. The first work on the epidemiology and etiology of breast cancer was done by Janet Lane Claypon, who published a comparative study… … Wikipedia
Risk factors for breast cancer — Risk factors of breast cancer may be divided into preventable and non preventable. Their study belongs in the field of epidemiology. Breast cancer, like other forms of cancer, is considered to result from multiple environmental and hereditary… … Wikipedia
Cancer du sein — Classification et ressources externes Mammographie montrant un cancer du sein à droite. CIM 10 … Wikipédia en Français