Chadwick Boseman’s Death Sparks Donations in Fight Against Colon Cancer
Chadwick bosemanalways plays the hero, because his life story inspires people to take action … in the ongoing fight against colon cancer.
Several leading organizations have focused on the fight against colorectal cancer – the third-largest form of cancer in men and women in the United States – tell TMZ … the shocking death of the “Black Panther” star has instantly resulted in a massive increase in awareness, donations, and love for those who care.
Anjee davis, President of Fight Colorectal Cancer, tells us that with a huge wave of grief for the actor, his organization has received a major boost in social media engagement and support … which has raised nearly of $ 10,000.
She says the funds will go into research to find better treatment options and a cure for colon cancer, but just as important … she hopes the increased awareness will push people to get screenings early, to look into their cases. family history of cancer and alert for signs and symptoms.
The same applies to Michael sapienza, CEO of the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, who says Chadwick’s death – at 43, after 4 years of fighting cancer – has already made “the most monumental change” in the way people perceive the disease.
Although the Marvel superhero has chosen to keep his battle away from the public, Sapienza encourages the public to be more open to discussing colon cancer to remove the stigma … especially as it affects more and more young people like Boseman.
Cindy borassi, Acting President of the Colon Cancer Foundation, also highlights the growing impact on young Americans, and adds, to make matters worse … screenings have declined due to the pandemic.
She tells us that sometimes it takes a “larger-than-life personality” like Boseman to build awareness, awareness and support, and although it’s tragic… that’s what’s happening here.
Borassi says donations to the organization have increased by at least 300% since Friday, and she believes his death will cause big companies like Disney and Marvel to join forces in the effort to eradicate colon cancer.
As we have reported … Chadwick’s death has inspired by many tributes friends and fans, and figurines memorials children who love him and miss him.
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