Until a few years ago, only a handful of physicians and nurses -- and
an even smaller number of women in the community at large -- had ever
heard of a rare but fast-growing type of breast cancer, inflammatory
breast cancer (IBC).
The birth of the Internet provided a
vehicle for mass communication unparalleled in our history. Perhaps,
like me, you were the recipient of the first e-mail alert with a
subject line of "the breast...