Service/Procedure Summary

A Breast Biopsy (Needle Core) is the removal of a small amount of breast tissue to examine it for signs of breast cancer or other disorders. This procedure is performed in the mammography department.

Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
32 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Timesort descending
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
28 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
32 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Timesort descending
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
13 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
17 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
26 days

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