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 ?
30 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
36 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
14 days
20 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
13 days
33 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
15 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
56 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
49 days
43 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
71 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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21 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
4 days
13 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
10 days
14 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
5 days
19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
6 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
18 days
16 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
26 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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12 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
8 days
13 days
Antigonish
5 days
22 days
New Glasgow
7 days
20 days
Yarmouth
9 days
26 days
Halifax
14 days
23 days
Truro
13 days
26 days
Truro
13 days
33 days
North Sydney
24 days
24 days
Halifax
18 days
30 days
Halifax
19 days
30 days
Halifax
18 days
31 days
Yarmouth
20 days
32 days
Antigonish
15 days
38 days
Sydney
27 days
29 days
Sydney
30 days
29 days
Truro
24 days
37 days
Amherst
25 days
37 days
New Glasgow
31 days
33 days
Kentville
42 days
37 days
North Sydney
52 days
28 days
Bridgewater
60 days
26 days
Antigonish
56 days
41 days
Kentville
49 days
54 days
Halifax
---
60 days
Truro
---
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Halifax
---
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Amherst
---
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Sydney
---
47 days
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
5 days
9 days
New Glasgow
3 days
13 days
Halifax
7 days
9 days
Yarmouth
3 days
13 days
Halifax
7 days
9 days
Antigonish
5 days
17 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Halifax
7 days
15 days
Yarmouth
5 days
20 days
Truro
7 days
18 days
Truro
9 days
16 days
North Sydney
9 days
18 days
North Sydney
12 days
15 days
Amherst
6 days
21 days
Truro
7 days
21 days
New Glasgow
10 days
19 days
Antigonish
10 days
23 days
Antigonish
4 days
30 days
Kentville
10 days
25 days
Bridgewater
20 days
15 days
Sydney
20 days
16 days
Kentville
12 days
27 days
Halifax
---
56 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Sydney
---
33 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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