Katie Couric was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 21.

She revealed so in an Instagram message explaining her narrative about breast cancer.

Katie wanted to share her journey ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

She used her message to encourage women to get screened.

The former ABC News anchor published an article about breast cancer on her website.

The article featured the common and rare forms of breast cancer.

The common forms listed were not as severe and aggressive as the rare ones.

Katie previously opened up about her struggles with weight as a teenager developing.

She battled bulimia for more than seven years and wished to be skinny.