Founded in 1996 by a group of volunteers, the Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation acts as the fundraising arm of the Cancer Centre at Windsor Regional Hospital. Dedicated to reducing the impact of cancer in our community, the Foundation works with the Centre’s senior management team to identify and provide the necessary funding to respond to current and future needs of the cancer program. One hundred percent of the funds raised in Windsor and Essex County are used in this community.
The Dr. Richard Boyd Regional Comprehensive Men’s Health Program (RCMHP)
will provide first-class men’s health services to fight prostate cancer in our community. Men will no longer need to travel outside of the region to receive surgical care.
- Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Canadian men.
- 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This is expected to rise to 1 in 4 within a decade.
- Prostate cancer is turning up in men in their 40’s.
- Over 90% of prostate cancer cases are curable if detected and treated in their early stages