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BY Dorcas Powell

On Oct. 13, 2014, I received the news that I had inflammatory breast cancer. Everything my local doctor said right after that sounded like Charlie Brown’s teacher in a Peanuts cartoon. I just went numb for about 10 seconds.

Once I got past the numbness, I felt angry and calm all at once. Unlike many women with inflammatory breast cancer, my cancer was discovered during a routine mammogram. I was almost 57 at the time, but I had...

Inflammatory breast cancer survivor Dorcas Powell smiles at the camera. She is wearing glasses and has long, dark hair over one shoulder.

BY Sarah Pattison

I was 41 when I found out I had breast cancer. 

One day, I was carting around two teenagers and a preschooler, running our small...

BY Alessandra Land

When I was diagnosed with triple-negative inflammatory breast cancer in October 2020, it was jarring, to say the least. I was only 38&nbsp...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, you may already know you have many options when it comes to where to seek treatment.

But how do you determine which one is right for you? Does it depend on how close a location is to your home? The reputation of the doctor or the hospital where they work? How about access to clinical trials or the latest advances in treatment?

Wherever your priorities lie, here are six reasons...

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BY Tiffany Honken

I’m the kind of person who follows my gut. So, when I looked up my symptoms online and thought I had inflammatory breast cancer, I kept pushing...

BY Devon Carter

Whether you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, want to better understand your risk or celebrating life after cancer, you likely have questions...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) accounts for only about 2-4% of new breast cancer diagnoses each year. But because it’s so aggressive, it...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve just received a breast cancer diagnosis, you probably have a lot of questions: What type of breast cancer do I have? How advanced...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Courage. Hope. Love. Faith. Strength. Wisdom. These are a few of the gifts that our cancer survivors shared with us on Cancerwise this past...

BY Jenée Bobbora

After being greeted by the breast cancer survivors who volunteer in MD Anderson’s Breast Center on my first day as a patient, I always knew...