Through a combined initiative from The American Cancer Society and the Ohio Department of Health, the Lucas County Colorectal Cancer Coalition (LCCCC) was established.

Unfortunately, Lucas County had been designated a "Priority County for Colorectal Cancer Awareness" due to the high number of late stage colon cancer diagnoses in Lucas County. The rate exceeded the average rate for the State of Ohio and indicated that Lucas County residents were not getting screened at age 50.

We invite you to browse our site to learn more about early detection and prevention or to access our resources to maintain good colon health!