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Chadwick Boseman the Black Panther star died of colon cancer aged 43

The famous actor “Black Panther” star died after a 4-year battle with colon cancer and was initially diagnosed with stage 3 Bowel Cancer where it has already spread pass the Bowel walls, it eventually spread outside his bowel to stage 4 with a 10% 5 Year survival rate.


"The number of young adults with bowel cancer is rising at an alarming rate in England at an exponential increase in the incidence of bowel cancer among adults under 50" (March 2020, in the British Journal of Surgery BJS )



With American study suggesting that Bowel Cancer rates "are roughly 20 percent higher in African Americans than non-Hispanic whites"(Colorectal cancer: Epidemiology, risk factors, and protective factors-Finlay)

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