Susie's Cause: Susan Cohan Cancer Foundation
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The National Voice of Colon Cancer
 
 
 
Susie's Story
The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation was formed in Susie's honor. Her vision was that no other family would experience the pain that her family endured.
 
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September Events Scheduled
We are celebrating our Tenth Anniversary this year with some exciting events in September. Our friends at Fivex3 training are holding their Third Annual Strongwoman Contest on September 14 with all proceeds donated to Susie's Cause.

Next on September 28 our Tenth Annual 5K Run and Family Walk will be held. Registration is open so mark your calendars and support Susie's Cause as we enter our second decade!
Supported by the Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation (“Susie’s Cause”) through a generous contribution of $750,000 from the family of Dr. Bozhong Zhang, Mr. Chen Zhang, and Ms. Li Yuan, the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has launched an exciting cutting edge colon cancer vaccine research program. This clinical research program is further testing vaccine-based immunotherapies in combination with DNA hypomethylating agents as new ways to treat colorectal cancer. The funds that the Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation and the Zhang family contributed are being used to support the production of a new clinical lot of the vaccine at Johns Hopkins’ Cell and Gene Therapy Facility.
Charlotte Bohn is a wife and mother of two young children and a colon cancer survivor. Her fight against this horrible disease almost overwhelmed her but now through her music she is not only thriving but working to support Susie's Cause.
 
By all accounts the Annual Memories Gala was truly a magical night to celebrate our Tenth Anniversary and all of the accomplishments during the past decade. Over 400 hundred delighted guests enjoyed a sumptuous dinner at Martin's Valley Mansion and then danced the night away with the high energy live music of Hero.
Gala 2013
The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation (“Susie’s Cause”) along with our generous sponsors celebrated March as Colon Cancer Awareness Month by holding a Health Festival on Saturday, March 15, 2014. The Health Festival focused on the under-served community where statistically colon cancer diagnosis and death rates are alarmingly high.
5K2012 Ladies
Another perfect Fall day provided the setting as hundreds of enthusiastic supporters ran and walked to support Susie's Cause. We want to thank all of our wonderful sponsors,volunteers and participants for making this event so successful. Your support is the critical factor that enables us to continue our mission to eliminate colon cancer.
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Susie's Cause proudly kicks off our online shopping with the sale of photographs and health products all of which benefit the Foundation. Check out the galleries of beautiful pictures and the excellent Nutramax health supplements.

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Featured Partner
We'd like to highlight North American Power as a valued partner. By making a brighter energy choice, you'll not only benefit from competitive rates and clean energy options, but every time you pay your bill, North American Power makes a generous donation to the Foundation. See how you can contribute to Susie's Cause!


 
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