Thursday, August 17, 2006

Rare breast cancer affectes a dozen women in Hawaii a year

Redness and swelling of the breasts are signs something is not right. These women had inflammatory breast cancer, but thought it was only an infection. Queens Dr. Johnathan Cho says, "they go to the doctor. A lot of times, maybe it's an infection. They treat it with antibiotics for a couple of weeks and it doesn't get better. it gets worse, and fast, spreading to the lymph nodes, advanced cancer." Dr. Cho calls it the most aggressive form of breast cancer, without the most widely recognized warning sign. "The majority of these women will not have a palpable lump." --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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