Women with inflammatory breast cancer now living longer, but racial disparities remain, study says


Patients identified with IBC from 2008-12 had a mean survival rate of 99.4 months, the study discovered. Thats an enhancement from the mean survival rate of 62.3 months for patients identified from 1979-82..

Erica Carbajal –
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

The survival rate for inflammatory breast cancer patients has increased over the last four years, according to a study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

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While total survival rates improved, a continuous variation in between White and black clients remains. The incidence of IBC is greater in Black clients, with about 4.5 out of 100,000 Black females affected, compared to 2.6 of 100,000 white ladies, according to the research..

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The research study included 29,718 clients who were diagnosed with IBC between 1973 and 2015.

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