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 ?
40 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
15 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
32 days
25 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
29 days
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
40 days
26 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
29 days
38 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
45 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
74 days
62 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
117 days
27 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
119 days
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
2 days
16 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
19 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
8 days
19 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
16 days
19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
16 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
14 days
30 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
24 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
12 days
21 days
Antigonish
8 days
27 days
Yarmouth
15 days
22 days
Sydney
9 days
28 days
Sydney
26 days
27 days
Yarmouth
19 days
35 days
Truro
34 days
24 days
Halifax
21 days
40 days
Halifax
27 days
35 days
Amherst
32 days
31 days
Halifax
27 days
36 days
Halifax
28 days
35 days
Kentville
21 days
43 days
Truro
25 days
40 days
Bridgewater
36 days
41 days
Antigonish
53 days
34 days
New Glasgow
44 days
51 days
Kentville
28 days
69 days
Antigonish
72 days
34 days
New Glasgow
76 days
33 days
Kentville
62 days
72 days
Kentville
179 days
31 days
Sydney
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106 days
Yarmouth
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54 days
Sydney
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70 days
Sydney
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75 days
Glace Bay
19 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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123 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
7 days
14 days
Sydney
7 days
14 days
Amherst
4 days
18 days
Yarmouth
5 days
18 days
Yarmouth
12 days
11 days
Halifax
10 days
14 days
Sydney
7 days
18 days
Truro
12 days
15 days
Halifax
12 days
16 days
Halifax
12 days
16 days
New Glasgow
14 days
16 days
Antigonish
7 days
23 days
Truro
8 days
23 days
Antigonish
7 days
24 days
New Glasgow
12 days
20 days
Halifax
11 days
21 days
Bridgewater
13 days
20 days
Kentville
6 days
33 days
Antigonish
21 days
21 days
Kentville
18 days
24 days
Kentville
11 days
33 days
Kentville
10 days
37 days
Sydney
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13 days
Yarmouth
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16 days
Sydney
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20 days
Sydney
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33 days
Glace Bay
17 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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88 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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