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 ?
38 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
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
9 days
40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
36 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
21 days
33 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
28 days
28 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
33 days
35 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
47 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
56 days
26 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
34 days
51 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
49 days
62 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
4 days
20 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
8 days
16 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
5 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
12 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
15 days
24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
27 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
26 days
27 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
8 days
21 days
Sydney
10 days
34 days
Halifax
29 days
16 days
Antigonish
13 days
34 days
Sydney
18 days
31 days
New Glasgow
15 days
36 days
Truro
11 days
40 days
North Sydney
28 days
27 days
New Glasgow
19 days
36 days
Sydney
19 days
37 days
Sydney
21 days
36 days
Amherst
30 days
28 days
Halifax
21 days
37 days
Halifax
22 days
37 days
Kentville
24 days
37 days
Yarmouth
28 days
34 days
Yarmouth
49 days
15 days
Truro
26 days
40 days
Truro
18 days
48 days
Halifax
25 days
42 days
Halifax
35 days
37 days
Truro
38 days
34 days
Bridgewater
56 days
30 days
Kentville
51 days
52 days
Kentville
56 days
62 days
Halifax
120 days
82 days
Yarmouth
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22 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
39 days
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
7 days
14 days
Yarmouth
12 days
10 days
Sydney
5 days
18 days
North Sydney
7 days
16 days
Amherst
7 days
16 days
New Glasgow
9 days
15 days
Truro
4 days
20 days
Truro
4 days
20 days
Yarmouth
8 days
17 days
Antigonish
5 days
20 days
Sydney
8 days
19 days
New Glasgow
5 days
23 days
Truro
6 days
22 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Sydney
9 days
22 days
Kentville
12 days
23 days
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Halifax
25 days
11 days
Halifax
14 days
22 days
Halifax
18 days
21 days
Halifax
18 days
21 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Truro
19 days
25 days
Kentville
18 days
31 days
Kentville
17 days
34 days
Halifax
21 days
50 days
Yarmouth
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18 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
8 days
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Bridgewater
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