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|Types and Stages of Breast Cancer
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|10/3/2011||My mom was just diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer. Where are the best facilities with the most experience and success in treating IBC?|
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|10/4/2011||Thank you for turning to the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. Sorry to hear of your mom's diagnosis. She is fortunate to have you as a loving daughter and a fierce advocate! Approx 3 % of all breast cancers are inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). Seek care if possible at either an NCI Designated Breast Center, or a Comprehensive Breast Center in your area. If we can be of help, please call Sheila @ 443-287-BRST (2778) for an appointment here @ Johns Hopkins Breast Center, which we could get your mother seen in the next several days. Hope this helps, and best wishes. Remember, we are only a mouse click or phone call away.|
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