Diagnosing Inflammatory Breast Cancer can be difficult since the cancer is not apparent on ultrasounds, and mammograms are often painful and difficult for patients with a tender and swollen breast. This video describes the various methods used by physicians at M.D. Anderson to diagnose and treat IBC. These methods include Breast Sonogram, Breast MRI, PET Scans and Biopsy.
**Please note at marker 1:43 the shot of the PET scan of a breast impacted by IBC, really makes it clear as why the disease is so hard to find on a mammogram**