A 40-year-old female asked:
Is it possible during treatment for invasive ductal carcinoma that you could also develop inflammatory breast cancer?
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Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Need more details: It is unusual to be faced with this question because invasive cancer simply means the cancer is real and not in-situ (stage-0) any more. Inflammatory cancer is one type of invasive cancer. Other types are called invasive ductal carcinoma or invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast.
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Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Yes: It can happen if the tumor is resistant to the current therapy. Rare but it does occur so regular follow up is important. Hope this helps.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How do I know I have invasive ductal carcinoma versus inflammatory breast cancer?
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General Surgery 39 years experience
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