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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Happy Colon Cancer Awareness Month! Colon cancer is the most preventable and treatable cancer, if detected early.  Have you made your appointment to talk to y ... Read on »
At-Home Testing for Colon Cancer by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Researchers have just released a report in the February 4th issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine Journal, that an at-home stool test has been shown to identify most colo ... Read on »
What Happens During a Colonscopy? by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The fear of the unknown is a very scary thing.  You know you should have a colonoscopy, but you just can't make yourself pick up the phone and schedule the procedure.  Why? ... Read on »
Colonoscopies and the Affordable Care Act by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act.  The Affordable Care Act, or ACA, implements comprehensive health insurance reform that will roll out over ... Read on »
New Year's Resolutions by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Happy 2014! Have you made any New Year's Resolutions?  Most of us make resolutions to eat healthy and exercise more.  And, not only will these make you healthier, but th ... Read on »
What do you give a crap about this holiday season? by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa , New Zealand's colon cancer charity, has launched a fun campaign for the holiday season.  The campaign, "I Give a Crap" centers around takin ... Read on »
Fiber Up! by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer According to research, approximately 50% of colorectal cancers can be prevented with simple lifestyle changes.  One of these changes can be adding fiber to your diet.  But, ... Read on »
Caring for a Colon Cancer Patient by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Caring for a loved one with colon cancer, or any cancer, is a difficult and stressful time. But, it is one of the most amazing gifts you can give your loved one while they ... Read on »
What's in your grocery cart? by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Add antioxidants to your grocery list!  Antioxidants are an important part of nutrition that helps minimize the impact of free radicals in your body.  Free radicals are fo ... Read on »
Colorectal Cancer Testing Can Save Your Life by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Thanksgiving is upon us and it is a perfect time to talk about colon cancer screening.  This year, I am thankful that we have tests available that can help find colon canc ... Read on »
Let Me Introduce Myself by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Let me take a minute to introduce myself. I am Julia Gibson, a twin mother, wife, accountant, scrapbooker, card maker, jewelry maker, nap sneaker, MBA candidate, and a mom ... Read on »
Continuing Research for a Colon Cancer Vaccine by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Everyone reading this likely has received a vaccine of some kind, such as one for polio, flu or measles. For those affected by colon cancer, a vaccine for the disease may ... Read on »
Thank You for Supporting Susie's Cause and Honoring Loved Ones by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So many of you held galas volunteered cooked chili ran and walked in races grew mustaches and beards paddled canoes ice skated shared your stori ... Read on »
Female Smokers May be at Greater Risk for Colon Cancer by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Still haven’t kicked the nicotine habit? Here’s another reason to put down the cigarettes for good, especially if you are a woman: female ... Read on »
Memories Gala 2013 Highlights by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Donated by Marie Cardona What’s not to love about the Fifth Annual Susie’s Cause National Colon Cancer Screening Month dinner dance at Martin's Valley Mansi ... Read on »
Charlotte's Story - Cancer was Not in our Plans by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On September 14, 2011, at the age of 35, I  was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. At the time of my diagnosis, my son Jack had just turned 4, my daughter Eleanor was 10 m ... Read on »
Reducing Your Risk of Cancer by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer    Posted by Barbara Armstrong Green What would you be willing to give up eating if it could reduce your risk of cancer? What about red and p ... Read on »
You Gotta Love Berries by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  I was so excited to see that Dr. Fuhrman’s latest article published on the Susie’s Cause web site is all about my favorite food – berries – especially blueberries.  ... Read on »
April is Colorectal Cancer Screening Month – Why You Should Care by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer You probably  saw lots of messages about colon cancer during March colon cancer awareness month. Now it’s time to schedule your  screening. And bug your ... Read on »
Could You or a Loved One have Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer? by Bobby S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The National Cancer Institute estimates that 143,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) in 2013. Dont' be one of the stat ... Read on »