‘Please get screened’: Late actor Chadwick Boseman’s wife Simone Ledward advocates for colon cancer awareness


Late actor Chadwick Boseman’s wife Simone Ledward Boseman raised awareness about cancer screening through the just lately held NAACP Image Awards. While accumulating an award on the late actor’s behalf, Simone expressed, “Don’t put it off any longer, please get screened.”

The Black Panther actor died in August 2020 on the age of 43 as a consequence of colon cancer.

“This disease is beatable if you catch it in its early stages so you don’t have any time to waste, even if you have no family history and even if you think that nothing is wrong,” she talked about, whereas advocating for awareness, particularly in Black communities.

She additionally knowledgeable the viewers that the age for routine screening has “recently been lowered to 45,” earlier than urging these 45 years of age or older to “please get screened”.

“And if you are younger than 45, please be proactive about your health. Know the signs. Know the signs and know your body. Listen to your body.”

Chadwick Boseman died on the age of 43 in August 2020.

Boseman was awarded two NAACP Image Awards, for excellent supporting actor for his position in Da 5 Bloods and excellent actor in a movement image for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

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