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 ?
24 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
37 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
22 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
38 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
27 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
27 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
24 days
32 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
35 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
19 days
44 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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24 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
13 days
19 days
Truro
14 days
18 days
Sydney
8 days
26 days
North Sydney
9 days
31 days
Antigonish
13 days
27 days
Truro
14 days
29 days
Halifax
19 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Truro
12 days
38 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Truro
19 days
33 days
New Glasgow
21 days
32 days
Sydney
25 days
30 days
Sydney
21 days
35 days
Amherst
27 days
30 days
Yarmouth
34 days
23 days
Halifax
20 days
41 days
Kentville
19 days
44 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Bridgewater
32 days
33 days
Sydney
31 days
39 days
New Glasgow
21 days
51 days
Kentville
32 days
42 days
Sydney
35 days
47 days
Sydney
17 days
83 days
Antigonish
154 days
23 days
Kentville
391 days
87 days
Antigonish
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39 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
23 days
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
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50%

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