An interesting article is included below regarding bone-only metastasis in inflammatory and non-inflammatory breast cancer patients. The Clinical Breast Cancer bi-monthly journal published this online August 15, 2014.
The clinical course of bone metastasis in inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) has not been well studied. This retrospective study analyzed 50 IBC and 147 non-IBC patients who had stage III disease upon diagnosis of primary breast cancer and then developed bone-only metastasis at first recurrence. We found that the IBC group had a worse prognosis than did the non-IBC group.
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