Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

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Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby Rikimaroo » Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:07 pm

https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/28/entertai ... index.html

Very sad news. Died of colon cancer after four years battle. I know actors are not immune to cancer but with the financial resources and options it’s just discouraging reading this. I know not everyone’s the same and a lot have survived. Just sad!!
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby lovelife789 » Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:17 pm

I read and am in complete shock :( :( :( respect to him for living LIFE despite the disease ... A true hero filming Black Panther while fighting CRC :shock:
F/38 - Dx 8 Mar 17, CEA 189.5
Stage IV Sig. Colon, Liver mets, T3N0M1a, KRAS NRAS Wild
3/17- 6/17 - 6 x FOLFOX + Erbitux
7/17 - 1st & 2nd Liver resec
9-12/17' - 13 x FOLFOX
1-6/18 - NED
6/18 - PET SCAN showed a 0.8mm lung nodule, VATs
8/18 - 4/19 - NED
5/19 - recurrence 1 x PALN, 1x common iliac
FOLFIRI + Avastin x 12 - complete response, SBRT
12/19-5/20 - NED
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby ANDRETEXAS » Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:46 pm

No matter what your doctor says, if you feel you need a colonoscopy, get one! Don't let your age be the determining factor. No one knows your body like you do.
2014
2/10 - Colon resect
2/13 - DX- Stage IIIb
6 of 18 lymph nodes cancerous
3/7 - Port placed
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8/14 - Chemo finish
8/25 - CT- Inc
9/5 - clean PET
12/10- clean CT
2015
3/2 - Clean colonoscopy & port removed
3/4- clean CT
9/21- clean CT
2016
3/23- clean CT
2017
2/22- clean CT
2018
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3/11 - clean CT
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Next colonoscopy - 2023

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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby NHMike » Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:06 am

I'm stunned - he had the best medical care available and he was in great physical shape. I'd love to know more but that's unlikely. The only place I see details is on this board.
6/17: ER rectal bleeding; Colonoscopy
7/17: 3B rectal. T3N1bM0. 5.2 4.5 4.3 cm. Lymphs: 6 x 4 mm, 8 x 6, 5 x 5
7/17-9/17: Xeloda radiation
7/5: CEA 2.7; 8/16: 1.9; 11/30: 0.6; 12/20 1.4; 1/10 1.8; 1/31 2.2; 2/28 2.6; 4/10 2.8; 5/1 2.8; 5/29 3.2; 7/13 4.5; 8/9 2.8, 2/12 1.2
MSS, KRAS G12D
10/17: 2.7 2.2 1.6 cm (-90%). Lymphs: 3 x 3 mm (-62.5%), 4 x 3 (-75%), 5 x 3 (-40%). 5.1 CM from AV
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby horizon » Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:44 am

I was shocked when I read about it also. I hate that CC has affected so many younger people, something many of us on here know something about. Condolences to his family.
I'm just a dude who still can't believe he had a resection and went through chemo (currently 8 years NED). Is this real life?

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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby Siti » Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:33 am

I was really affected by the news, so young...how unfair to him and all who loved him. Devastating.
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby ranger » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:39 am

My 36 year old daughter wants to know when to get checked. I was dxd stage 4 at age 58 but had not been checked at 50

(I am very sad about Chadwick Bozeman. He was an incredible person)
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:21 pm

So very sad. He was so young and was just starting his acting career. :(
Diagnosed 10/28/14, age 36
Colon Resection 11/20/14, LAR (no illeo)
Stage 2a colon cancer, T3NOMO
Lymph-vascular invasion undetermined
0/22 lymph nodes
No chemo, no radiation
Clear Colonoscopy 04/29/15
NED 10/20/15
Ischemic Colitis 01/21/16
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CT Scan moved up due to high CEA 08/21/17
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby CRguy » Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:35 pm

Just saw this update today featuring some Colon Clubbers in the interviews

Chadwick Boseman worked through colon cancer. 3 other people with the illness talked to Insider about what that's really like.

Insider spoke to three people who've had or are living with colon cancer about their experiences balancing a career and the illness. They're all volunteers with the Colon Club, an organization that raises awareness about colorectal cancers in young people.


Big shout out to :
Rob Vite
Evelyn Keener
Shannon Costello

... for getting the word out and raising awareness !!

Cheers ' N Harmony
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby roxy k. » Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:34 am

This shockingly sad news brought me to this group. In 1999, I was dx'd with stage 3 colorectal cancer at the age of 41. I had a perineal resection with a permanent colostomy. Then chemo and radiation which put me into early menopause. I'm now 62 years old.
I wish we had more information on the Black Panther star because I was dx'd so many years ago and thought there would be more advanced treatments to treat colorectal cancer.

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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby Frenchie's Wife » Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:55 pm

It's been a little over three years since Frenchie, my husband has been gone. Reading about the death of the Back Panther at such a young age from this made me ever so grateful to have had 8.5 year with my husband. CC can hit anyone in any walk of like. I admire the man for having still done his job during his treatment and surgeries. O admire my husband for fighting a good fight for 8 years and then the last six months watching the fight leave him. We are all strong when we need to be. This blog is for those that are strong, Bless you all
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Dx Sept 2009
Liver,bladder mets, 5 surgeries
Lots of chemo
Inoperable lung mets nov 2013
Stopped all treatments in February 2014 due to QOL issues
I am in God's hands now !!
Feb 2015 - too many new mets to count !
At peace July 9, 2017

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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby DarknessEmbraced » Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:10 am

I was very shocked by his death. It's very sad.
Diagnosed 10/28/14, age 36
Colon Resection 11/20/14, LAR (no illeo)
Stage 2a colon cancer, T3NOMO
Lymph-vascular invasion undetermined
0/22 lymph nodes
No chemo, no radiation
Clear Colonoscopy 04/29/15
NED 10/20/15
Ischemic Colitis 01/21/16
NED 11/10/16
CT Scan moved up due to high CEA 08/21/17
NED 09/25/17
NED 12/21/18
Clear colonoscopy 09/23/19
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby boxhill » Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:22 pm

To make things worse, recently some people had been publicly criticizing him for his weight loss.
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3/17/18 blockage, r hemi
11 of 25 nodes,5 mesentery nodes
5mm liver met out
pT3 pN2b pM1
BRAF wild, KRAS G12D
dMMR, MSI-H
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11/18 CT NED
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby Lee » Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:07 pm

Frenchie's Wife wrote:It's been a little over three years since Frenchie, my husband has been gone. Reading about the death of the Back Panther at such a young age from this made me ever so grateful to have had 8.5 year with my husband. CC can hit anyone in any walk of like. I admire the man for having still done his job during his treatment and surgeries. O admire my husband for fighting a good fight for 8 years and then the last six months watching the fight leave him. We are all strong when we need to be. This blog is for those that are strong, Bless you all


While I am so sorry to read about this young man passing, it's good to see your post. Hope you are doing as well as can be expected. Don't be a stranger.

Take care of yourself,

Lee
rectal cancer - April 2004
46 yrs old at diagnoses
stage III C - 6/13 lymph positive
radiation - 6 weeks
surgery - August 2004/hernia repair 2014
permanent colostomy
chemo - FOLFOX
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Re: Black Panther Actor Dead at 43

Postby Frenchie's Wife » Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:03 pm

Hello Lee,

Yes it has been a while. Trying to stay safe with this crazy Covid now. I hope all of you are staying and healthy.
Caregiver to DH 59 yr, male, Stage IV at Dx
Dx Sept 2009
Liver,bladder mets, 5 surgeries
Lots of chemo
Inoperable lung mets nov 2013
Stopped all treatments in February 2014 due to QOL issues
I am in God's hands now !!
Feb 2015 - too many new mets to count !
At peace July 9, 2017


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