Chadwick Boseman’s Death Led to a Massive Increase in Donations For Colon Cancer Research

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Being remembered. Chadwick Boseman‘s cause of death was a wake-up call for many young adults about the risk of colon cancer. Boseman—who has starred in movies like Black Panther, 21 Bridges and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (for which he was nominated for a posthumous Oscar)—died on August 28, 2020 after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer. He was 43.

His family confirmed his death on Instagram at the time. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” the post read. “Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. ⁣A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so...

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