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 ?
49 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
24 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
27 days
32 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
36 days
41 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
25 days
61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
43 days
55 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
92 days
49 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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75 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
9 days
11 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
10 days
16 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
21 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
16 days
27 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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72 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
8 days
27 days
Sydney
10 days
26 days
Sydney
14 days
30 days
Halifax
19 days
26 days
Amherst
15 days
31 days
Sydney
21 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
30 days
Yarmouth
24 days
29 days
Halifax
18 days
35 days
New Glasgow
22 days
33 days
Kentville
23 days
37 days
Antigonish
29 days
32 days
Halifax
21 days
41 days
Kentville
21 days
43 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Yarmouth
14 days
54 days
Bridgewater
32 days
36 days
Kentville
28 days
43 days
Truro
48 days
24 days
Truro
34 days
43 days
New Glasgow
29 days
50 days
Kentville
39 days
49 days
Sydney
19 days
70 days
Sydney
17 days
75 days
Sydney
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17 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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13 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Truro
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32 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
23 days
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
4 days
13 days
Sydney
7 days
10 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Sydney
9 days
13 days
Yarmouth
5 days
18 days
Halifax
9 days
15 days
Halifax
8 days
19 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Antigonish
6 days
22 days
Yarmouth
13 days
16 days
Halifax
9 days
20 days
Antigonish
7 days
22 days
Truro
14 days
16 days
New Glasgow
12 days
19 days
Truro
9 days
23 days
Kentville
10 days
22 days
Sydney
13 days
20 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Kentville
11 days
24 days
New Glasgow
12 days
27 days
Kentville
11 days
30 days
Sydney
13 days
34 days
Kentville
11 days
36 days
Sydney
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13 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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8 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Truro
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22 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
16 days
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Sydney
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