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08/31/2020

Did disparities kill the king of Wakanda? Chadwick Boseman and changing landscape of colon cancer demographics

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People across the country are mourning the death this weekend of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died from colon cancer at the age of 43. Boseman’s death is reinvigorating discussions about the rising incidence of colon cancer in young people, meaning those under age 50, as well as about racial inequities in colon cancer screening and deaths from the disease.

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