Buddy Check

  • Breast Cancer Services Expanding in Central Illinois

    Friday, Oct 15 at 8:34 PM

    Friday is National Mammography Day, and heads at Peoria's Susan G. Komen for the Cure affiliate announced options for women looking to maintain their breast health are expanding.

  • Getting Ready for Race for the Cure

    It's the 25th of the month and time for your buddy check reminder: Make an appointment for a clinical exam and mammogram, do your breast self-exam and remind a friend to do the same.

  • Peoria Ride for the Cure Changes

    Motorcycle riders who want to rev their engines for this year's Ride for the Cure in Peoria need to mark their calendars for a new date.

  • The Importance of Breast Self-Exam

    It's the 25th of the month, .the day we ask you to do your breast self–exam and remind a buddy to do theirs as well. In our Buddy Check 25 report, Gina Morss sits down with a Washington woman who beat breast cancer, but says she might have found it sooner had she known the best way to do her self–exam.

  • Follow Your Instincts: Buddy Check

    No one knows your body better than you do. But, do you follow your gut instincts about your health? In this month's Buddy Check 25 report, News 25's Gina Morss introduces us to one woman who says it's important to speak openly to your doctor about knowing what's normal for you.

  • Georgia Little Knows the Importance of Getting Screened

    It is the 25th of the month and time for Buddy Check. Doctors say women and even some men should begin annual mammograms at age 40.

  • Health Matters: Transplant Goes Well

    An update now on two young women who are recovering from a kidney transplant. Crystal Thornton and Kasee Eggers have some more catching up to do.

  • Buddy Check 25

    It's the 25th of the month, the day when we remind you to do your breast self-exam and ask you to remind a buddy to do theirs as well. We also want to remind you about another important date coming up. Saturday, May 10th is your chance to take steps in the fight against breast cancer.

  • Men Get Breast Cancer Too

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in women. But did you know men are at risk, too? In fact, doctors will diagnose more than 2–thousand men with the disease this year.

  • Sign Up Now For Ride For The Cure

    It's the 25th of the month, the day when we remind you to do your breast self–exam and ask you to remind a buddy to do theirs as well.