KUSA - The 9th of the month is Buddy Check 9 Day, when we remind you to do a breast self-exam and call a buddy and ask them to do the same.

Breast cancer affects almost everyone, not just those fighting the disease.

Each month 9NEWS is featuring stories of how the fight against breast cancer is personal. These stories come from your comments to us on Facebook or uploaded through "Your Take" on 9NEWS.com.

Please continue to share your stories and photos with us.

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