BY Christi Landry

When Valerie Fraser began experiencing swelling and noticed a rash on her left breast on New Year’s Day 2007, she knew something wasn’t right.

The Huntington Woods, Michigan, resident was told by several doctors it was an infection, but she knew it was more. Four weeks later, a biopsy revealed that she had two tumors of invasive ductal carcinoma. In addition, she learned of a secondary cancer: inflammatory breast cancer.

Cancerwise blog post: inflammatory breast cancer survivor Valerie Fraser