DOLLARS IN ACTION

The Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation has had tremendous community support.

COMMUNITY DONATIONS AT WORK

BUILDING ENHANCEMENTS

  • Building enhancements, including flooring, lighting, furniture, wood, and stone accents
  • (2) Learning Resource Centres
  • (2) Sony digital cameras
  • 40-space patient parking lot
  • Artwork throughout the Centre
  • Audio visual cart
  • Blood work lab
  • Bulletin boards in waiting areas
  • Camcorder for Supportive Care
  • CD & DVD players
  • Christmas decorations and storage
  • Coat and boot racks
  • Computer for Pharmacy
  • Counsel room finishes
  • Donor Boards and Recognition Artwork
  • Ergonomics
  • Fridge for Supportive Care
  • Laptops for nurses
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Outdoor water garden
  • Patient pager system
  • Photocopier for Clinical Trials
  • Piano in lobby
  • Picnic tables
  • Relaxation CDs
  • Revolving stools – Outpatient Clinic
  • Signage
  • Sound system for events
  • Stained glass above radiation therapy machines and throughout building
  • Televisions in waiting areas and monthly cable
  • Three stage water distillation system, stations and ice machine, and ongoing maintenance
  • Waiting room activities
  • WEDnet shared video conferencing

EQUIPMENT

  • (10) Mobile procedure carts
  • (18) Biblios wireless computers
  • (2) Air mattresses for in-patients
  • (6) Welch Allen vital sign monitors
  • (7) Blood pressure machines
  • Cameras for Linac
  • Compu-cutter assembly
  • Computers for research projects
  • Contribution to Windsor Regional Hospital’s 64-Slice CT Scanner
  • Crash cart
  • CT Scan and Simulator
  • Defibrillator
  • Dictation system
  • E-Charts
  • Flowmeters
  • Lymphatic mapping procedure pack
  • Massage table
  • MRI Suite construction, unit, and Breast Coil attachment
  • Nucletron couch
  • Scandtronix Wellhoffer Beam Scan Stretcher mattresses
  • Transducer probe and bed
  • Treatment planning computer program
  • Videoscopic Laryngoscope

SYSTEMIC

  • (14) recliners with heat and massage
  • (25) Triple Baxter Colleague I.V. pumps
  • Portable workstations

RADIATION

  • (2) Rhinolaryngoscopes with digital cameras
  • CT-compatible wing boards
  • Brachytherapy – equipment, training, and seeds
  • Brachytherapy cystoscope and camera system
  • Digital cameras
  • Faxitron Digital Specimen Radiography System
  • High resolution ultrasound system
  • Navigator Gamma Guidance System
  • Prone Cranial Spinal Axis Kit, Tilt Base and Indexing Bars
  • Prostate Brachytherapy Stepper / Stabilizer
  • Sun Nuclear ArcCHECK 4D Isotropic Arc Delivery QA and Cavity Plug
  • Wing boards
  • Zephyr Patient Transport System

SURGICAL

  • Breast implants for cancer patient reconstruction
  • da Vinci Surgical Assisting Robot
  • Laparoscopy Tower
  • Sonic Surgical Instrument Cleaner

ONTARIO BREAST SCREENING PROGRAM

  • Mammography patient chair
  • Waiting room chairs

PATIENT CARE & COMFORT

  • Blanket warmers
  • Image Enhancement Program, providing ongoing costs to supply wigs, hats, and scarves
  • Patient Assistance Fund (Est. 2009)
  • Robes for Radiation (Est. 2012)

RESEARCH

  • Seeds4Hope – awarded $1,449,825 to 21 grant awardees since 2009
  • Research Project – Breast Cancer
  • Research Project – Pediatrics (Dr. Curtis)

EDUCATION & AWARENESS

  • Cancer Talk Forums – Prostate Cancer Awareness (Oct. 2009), Colon Cancer Awareness (Sep. 2010), and Trash the Ash (Oct. 2011)
  • MRTT bursary
  • Patient orientation video and brochure
  • Sherron Hogan Memorial Scholarship Fund

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