The study of Inflammatory Breast Cancer has roots going much farther back than its name. The links below have selected IBC quotes, references and abstracts from the 1800s-1999 medical literature.
1800s: the first mention of IBC by other names.
1900-1949: the first half of the 20th century, the cause of peau d’orange or orange peel skin appearance is discovered.
1985-1994: IBC research pioneers, IBC in a 12 year old girl and more.
1995-1999: multimodal and neoadjuvant therapies, male IBC, the dilemma of the definition of IBC and more.