LSACCA is a non-profit volunteer organization.  Our mission is to eradicate colon cancer by enhancing awareness about the disease and the best method of prevention - colonoscopy.
You should know...
Colorectal Cancer
  • will kill nearly 57,000 people this year.
  • is diagnosed in more than 150,000 people in the U.S. each year.
  • afflicts1 in 18 people in their lifetime and 1 in 10 married couples.
  • is known as "the silent killer".  Most often symptoms do not appear until after the cancer is advanced.
  • strikes women and men equally.
  • is 98% preventable. Screening and early detection is the key.
Colon cancer is the #2 cancer killer in America, yet it is 98% PREVENTABLE. Routine screening is the key.

Click here to watch our story as featured on NBC affiliate NewsChannel 5 in St. Louis.
Lori Shelton Alliance for
Colon Cancer Awareness