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BY Lisa Nieto


At age 43, I had never been sick with more than a cold. So when I found out I had stage IV inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) in December 2011, I was shocked and scared. It didn’t help that the doctors said I only had a 1% chance of going into remission.

After watching my own mother lose her battle to cancer, I knew I needed to get treatment somewhere that was devoted to its patients and had a leading reputation. I quickly chose...

When Lisa Nieto was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, she decided her life was worth the drive to MD Anderson.