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.
Join the IBC Network Foundation in celebrating Terry Arnold’s 64th birthday!
Terry is the founder of the IBC Network Foundation and and your contribution to her birthday fundraiser will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. All proceeds will go toward inflammatory breast cancer research.
Thank you for your support!
I am so happy I was able to walk in Dana’s Farber’s Jimmy Walk to raise funds for Team IBC. They are still accepting donations until the end of the month. On the Team IBC page it says 100% of funds raised through Team IBC will support IBC research. Read below to see...
I wanted to thank the Morgan Welch inflammatory breast cancer research program and clinic for mentioning me and their Illuminating Hope newsletter. There's a bit of a back story here, and I owe it all to a baby. My oldest daughter had a baby and we were in New York...
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...