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Key points regarding inflammatory breast cancer include the following:
- Inflammatory breast cancer is an uncommon type of breast cancer
- Inflammatory breast cancer occurs when cancer cells block the lymph vessels in the skin of the breast, causing the breast to become red, swollen, and warm
- Inflammatory breast cancer usually grows rapidly and often spreads to other parts of the body
- Treatment for inflammatory breast cancer usually starts with chemotherapy, generally followed by surgery and/or radiation.