What is IBC?
A working definition: Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) is a rare and very aggressive disease in which cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin of the breast.
This type of breast cancer is called “inflammatory” because the breast often looks swollen and red, or “inflamed”.
- To fund research regarding Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
- To provide an avenue to network proactive education to the general population as well as the medical community regarding Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
It is important to know how your donation is utilized. The IBC Network Foundation existence is to fund research to eradicate this disease. We are a 501c3.
Just like IBC presents differently and has different diagnosis needs, the standard of care is different from general forms of breast cancer. Due to the rarity of the disease, IBC diagnosis and treatment is not commonly taught in medical or nursing schools.
The IBC Network Online Community is the support group that was started on Facebook by Terry Lynn Arnold. It is for those who have been impacted by inflammatory breast cancer
The IBC Learning Academy is a rigorous course with the objective of training devoted Inflammatory Breast Cancer advocates. Trained advocates will be empowered to promote the unique needs of IBC patients by improving access to specialty care, increasing education around clinical trials, and participating in lobbying.
The 2021 Lindsay Thul Memorial Golf Outing was held Friday, September 24, 2021 at Glynns Creek Golf Course. Last week we received the following message from the family of Lindsay Thul:Because our family believes in the good work you are doing at the IBC Network...
An Update on the STRIKES Against Cancer Event Dear Friends, The inaugural Strikes Against Cancer - This is How We Roll event was a huge success! Co-sponsored by The Lori Gill Grennan family and the IBC Network Foundation, the event was held at Gahanna Lanes Friday,...
We Will Continue the Hunt for Hope A special guest blog post from Brittany: I don't dwell on cancer; it takes plenty of time away all on its own. I do however enjoy sharing my experience with others and reading the experience of others, the comfort and hope a...