Young Breast Cancer Patient Shares Story with NBC 7 News

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Local woman thriving after care at Scripps MD Anderson

Sarah Cocker-Scott, a young breast cancer patient, stands with her husband near sandstone beach cliffs on their wedding day.

Andy Scott and Sarah Cocker-Scott

Local woman thriving after care at Scripps MD Anderson

Incidence of breast cancer in young women is rising in the United States, something San Diegan Sarah Cocker-Scott knows firsthand after being diagnosed at age 31. Following successful treatments at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, she shared a key message in a recent story on NBC 7 News: see your doctor immediately if any unusual breast symptoms arise. Ray Lin, MD, also shared the latest advances in breast cancer care. Dr. Lin is a radiation oncologist with Scripps MD Anderson and is a Scripps Clinic physician.

Watch the NBC 7 TV story: Breast Cancer in Younger Women on the Rise

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