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Importance Of Colon Cancer Screening Among Black Men Highlighted After Chadwick Boseman Death

The death of actor Chadwick Boseman sheds light on the growing number of Black Americans who are diagnosed and die of colon cancer.

Dr. Italo Brown of Stanford University is part of an initiative called TRAP Medicine – Barbers Without Borders Initiative, which, in part, works to educate Black men on the importance of colonoscopies and colon health.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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