Service/Procedure Summary

Breast cancer surgery includes mastectomy, lumpectomy, and breast reconstruction completed at the same time as mastectomy.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
21 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
40 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
25 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
19 days
33 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
23 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
22 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
20 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
43 days
55 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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82 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
12 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
10 days
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
19 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
17 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
14 days
21 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
8 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
30 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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47 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
19 days
18 days
North Sydney
17 days
21 days
Amherst
17 days
22 days
Truro
13 days
34 days
Truro
18 days
29 days
North Sydney
19 days
29 days
Sydney
13 days
37 days
Sydney
21 days
31 days
Halifax
20 days
33 days
New Glasgow
19 days
35 days
Yarmouth
27 days
28 days
Truro
15 days
40 days
Antigonish
18 days
38 days
Halifax
21 days
35 days
Halifax
25 days
37 days
Bridgewater
44 days
23 days
Truro
39 days
29 days
Halifax
20 days
49 days
New Glasgow
15 days
60 days
Kentville
42 days
42 days
Kentville
38 days
48 days
Kentville
43 days
70 days
Halifax
141 days
82 days
Sydney
194 days
37 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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61 days
Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
8 days
8 days
Yarmouth
5 days
13 days
Sydney
5 days
14 days
North Sydney
5 days
15 days
Amherst
5 days
15 days
North Sydney
6 days
15 days
New Glasgow
9 days
16 days
Truro
9 days
16 days
Halifax
12 days
15 days
Antigonish
6 days
21 days
Sydney
8 days
19 days
Truro
9 days
19 days
Halifax
13 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Halifax
13 days
16 days
New Glasgow
7 days
24 days
Truro
5 days
26 days
Sydney
11 days
21 days
Truro
8 days
25 days
Halifax
11 days
24 days
Kentville
15 days
30 days
Kentville
19 days
28 days
Kentville
15 days
34 days
Halifax
56 days
54 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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47 days
Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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