There's a new type of breast cancer that may not show up in routine mammograms and women need to know about it.
Beth Porreca discovered a rash on her breast in 2015. She thought it was a reaction to laundry detergent. It was acutally stage four inflamatory breast cancer.
Porreca's oncologist says delay in diagnosis could cost lives.
Even on a mammogram, this kind of breast cancer doesn't appear as a lump. The symptoms are often misdiagnosed as a breast infection.
In Beth's case, she kept asking questions and that is probably why she is still alive.
She was in chemotherapy for five months. After she finished chemo, she had a double mastectomy. Since then she's been learning slowly how to live her life the way she wants to live while also living as a breast cancer fighter.
Beth's doctor says to always seek help if there are any abnormalities in the breast area. He also recommends eating right and exercising.