Buddy Check 9

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Buddy Check9 has been a part of 9NEWS for more than 20 years.

The idea behind the Buddy Check9 program is quite simple. On the 9th of every month, we ask women to do a monthly breast self-exam and then call their "buddy" to remind her to do the same. Their buddy can be a family member, colleague or friend. Hundreds of women have found lumps; the majority of them are not malignant. Our hope is that cancer is discovered in its early stages, when it is most treatable.
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The 2013 Buddy Check9 calendar features breast cancer survivors every month who are willing to share their words of wisdom. Get your free copy at any Safeway store, by calling 303-871-1439 or by emailing kusa-community-requests@9news.com with your complete mailing address.

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Helpful Links
American Cancer Society
ACS: Early Screening Tips
AMC Cancer Research Center
Breast Cancer Network
Breast Cancer Network of Strength
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
National Breast Cancer Coalition
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
National Cancer Institute
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: Denver Metropolitian
Race for the Cure
University of Colorado Cancer Center

Hundreds of jobs open for people with disabilities

KUSA - A national company, Employment Options, Inc. is hiring 400 to 500 people for work-from-home jobs.

11:56 AM, Jun 21, 2010

Senior Law Handbook

12:18 PM, Jun 9, 2014

Study: How attached are cats to their owners?

KUSA - Between Grumpy Cat and Animal Planet's series 'My Cat From Hell' there aren't many stories of loving, cuddly cats being shared. Cat owners will both defend and spin great tales about their cat's quirky, entitled and even cunning behavior.

7:28 PM, Dec 16, 2013

Parents forced to evict adult children

DENVER - A 9Wants to Know investigation discovered that a growing number of parents are evicting their children after they move back home.

11:10 PM, May 8, 2012

Man avoids traffic every day, no matter the weather

DENVER - Many commuters were trapped in their cars as they slowly inched along the roads on Tuesday. The snow and icy roads caused backups across the metro area, but not for Brian Huggins.

9:43 AM, Feb 9, 2011

'A bear stole my car'

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LARKSPUR - Ben Story will never leave a day-old peanut butter sandwich in his car ever again.

7:46 AM, Jul 24, 2010

One year later, family recalls mountain lion attack, fighting back

BOULDER - The Feldmans never heard the mountain lion before she struck. A wildlife official estimated the 83-pound cat tracked them for 45 minutes as they hiked near Artist's Point on Flagstaff Mountain.

2:22 PM, May 18, 2007

Adult Protective Services & Fraud

Currently, Colorado is one of three states that does not require certain professionals, such as medical professionals, to report abuse or exploitation against seniors. But that is about to change. Beginning July 1, 2014, doctors, nurses, chiropractors, law enforcement officers, dentists, nursing home staff, home health care workers and others will be required to report any abuse, neglect, or exploitation of anyone over the age of 70.

3:53 PM, Aug 27, 2014

Because Safeway Cares about the communities in which they do business, they are proud to sponsor the Buddy Check9 program. Pick up your Buddy Check9 calendar at any Safeway store in the Customer Service Department. Also, don't forget to register for your Buddy Check9 email reminder.

Through the commitment and generosity of customers and employees, Safeway continues to be a major contributor in the fight against breast cancer. This year, through store fundraising projects at 139 supermarkets and sponsorship of Race for the Cure events in Denver, Colorado Springs and Cheyenne, Safeway will again be the leading contributor that helps the Komen Breast Cancer Foundation with its critically important patient care, research and educational programs.
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