BY Pam Jones

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...