'Black Panther' star's death shines light on colon cancer in young people

[KARE11-TV, August 31, 2020] The death of actor Chadwick Boseman has sent shock waves across the globe.

Not only because people were unaware that the "Black Panther" star was sick, but because he died so young of colon cancer. But rates of colon cancer are rising in young people.

“At our clinic we're seeing more 20-year-olds, 30-year-olds, people with young children getting diagnosed with this scary disease," said Allina Medical Oncologist Dr. Neel Trivedi.

Posted on August 31, 2020 in cancerVirginia Piper Cancer Institute

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