TULSA, Oklahoma - 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.

Nearly 3,000 Oklahoma women will be diagnosed this year alone. That's why events like the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure are so important.

News on 6's LeAnne Taylor is involved with the race this Saturday and it's an event she's passionate about for personal reasons. She shared her story for those who may be unfamiliar with it today for News On 6 at 4.

LeAnne's Story