Definitions for "Inflammatory breast cancer"
This rare type of invasive breast cancer accounts for about 1% of all breast cancers. It is an aggressive cancer that usually spreads rapidly to other parts of the body. Characteristically, it makes the skin over the breast look red and feel warm, causes it to thicken to the texture of an orange peel. Sometimes the breast develops ridges and small bumps that look like hives. These symptoms are caused by cancer cells blocking lymph vessels or channels in the skin over the breast.
Rare form of breast cancer in which there is reddening of the skin, usually without a distinct lump. Understanding Breast Cancer
A rare type of breast cancer in which cancer cells block the lymph vessels in the skin of the breast.