TYLER, Texas - We often hear about the rising number of women being diagnosed with breast cancer around the world, including right here in East Texas.

Now, we’re adding a face to go along with those numbers.

Ahead of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Tyler, CBS19 is highlighting those who have experienced breast cancer, or are working to help others overcome it.

Breast Cancer Survivor, Amy Hutto discusses her diagnosis and how she’s overcoming it.

To register or donate to the Komen Race for the Cure – Tyler, click 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.