NCCN Guidelines Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis® Version 1.2013
This is a 56 page, 761K pdf file available to download. Of particular interest to the IBC community is page 19 “Presenting Signs/Symptoms of Skin Changes,” shown in a decision tree format. There is an extensive “Discussion” of screening and diagnosis section, and on page 45 is discussion of skin changes and Inflammatory Breast Cancer. On page 22 are “Recommendations For Breast MRI Screening as an Adjunct to Mammography.”
Go to the NCCN Guidelines Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis®. You will be required to register with your email address and choose a password for the site in order to download the guidelines. There is no cost.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network® Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Breast Cancer version 2.2011.
This is a 1.4MB pdf file, containing 148 pages. Inflammatory Breast Cancer is listed in the page 3 table of contents, under Special Considerations. The Inflammatory Breast Cancer Guideline itself is on page 60. It is a diagram with headings of Clinical Presentation, Workup and Treatment.
Go to the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Breast Cancer®. You will be required to register with your email address and choose a password for the site in order to download the guidelines. There is no cost.
The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology are written for physicians and other healthcare professionals…If you are a patient or family member, please review the NCCN Guidelines with your doctor, as they are intended for professionals and are written in highly specialized language.
NCCN Guidelines for Patients™ Breast Cancer version 2.2011
Easy to read comprehensive online booklet. The section on Inflammatory Breast Cancer starts on page 85.
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