TYLER, Texas - Less than three days before many pound the pavement for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Tyler. It's an effort to raise funds to end breast cancer.

Ahead of the race, CBS19 is highlighting those who have experienced breast cancer, or are working to help others overcome it.

Breast Cancer Co-Survivor, Guy O. Danielson, M.D. -- a neurosurgeon for more than four decades discusses Functional Medicine and how it can benefit breast cancer patients.

He also addresses the need to determine the underlying causes of disease.

To learn more about Functional/Integrative Medicine, click here.

More details on the Komen Race for the Cure – Tyler, can be found here.

The race takes place Saturday, May 13th at Bergfeld Park, starting at 8 a.m.

The Survivor’s Breakfast will be held at 7 a.m.