Sadly, it was of a disease that is preventable and curable – bowel cancer.
Even sadder is the fact that he had a family history of bowel cancer.
All the success – the hit records, the millions the Bee Gees earned – couldn’t save him.
But I believe he could, and should, be alive today if we tried harder to find and to protect families such as his.
Yet most affected families don’t know they can be tested for rogue genes, aren’t aware they should be offered regular surveillance and don’t know how to take avoiding action. Families such as the Gibbs.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2153701/Why-daily-aspirin-saved-Bee-Gee-Robin-Breakthrough-families-living-death-sentence-bowel-cancer-gene.html#ixzz1zdv8cax2