Treatment for inflammatory breast cancer can continue for many months or even years after you have surgery. Your doctor will want to monitor you closely over the long term. You can work with your doctor to set up a schedule of regular visits and find out what tests he or she recommends.
With a diagnosis of inflammatory breast cancer, it’s also very important to get the emotional support you need. Visit these areas of Breastcancer.org to find out more:
- Talking to Your Family and Friends About Breast Cancer: Find tips on talking to your spouse, your kids, and your friends about how they can best support you.
- Complementary and Holistic Medicine: Learn about techniques such as yoga, meditation, and guided imagery that have been shown to ease stress in people with breast cancer.
- Inflammatory Breast Cancer topic area in the Breastcancer.org Discussion Boards: Talk to others who have been diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer.