Cancer is the leading cause of preventable deaths in Windsor and Essex County; this report provides an overview of cancer incidence (new cases) and mortalities in the local population.
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View an archive of updates, news and reports related to the Remington Park Cancer Cluster Investigation.
View the Indirect standardization and Standardized Incidence Ratio for Remington Park compared to Ontario
In the fall of 2013 the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) sent a request to Cancer Care Ontario asking them to examine the rate of cancer in the Remington Park neighbourhood which is located in Windsor, Ontario. Remington Park neighbourhood was defined as the area of the city bordered by the following streets: Howard Ave. on the west, South Pacific Ave. on the north, Parent Ave. on the east, and Grand Marais on the south.
Cancer is a leading health issue in Ontario. In 2010 the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit released a report outlining statistics on cancer in the Windsor-Essex area from 1986-2005.
Information provided by the Cancer System Quality Index and Cancer Care Ontario.