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 ?
29 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
44 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
11 days
21 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
18 days
34 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
23 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
51 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
62 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
46 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
91 days
44 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
11 days
21 days
Truro
14 days
18 days
Sydney
8 days
26 days
New Glasgow
21 days
18 days
Sydney
14 days
25 days
Antigonish
13 days
27 days
Halifax
8 days
34 days
Sydney
15 days
31 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Yarmouth
34 days
19 days
Sydney
36 days
24 days
Truro
18 days
42 days
Amherst
28 days
33 days
Halifax
20 days
42 days
Bridgewater
31 days
33 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
New Glasgow
15 days
51 days
Truro
31 days
43 days
Kentville
20 days
61 days
Sydney
17 days
83 days
Kentville
59 days
44 days
Kentville
85 days
57 days
Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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32 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Truro
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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
Yarmouth
7 days
8 days
Truro
4 days
13 days
Yarmouth
5 days
16 days
Halifax
7 days
14 days
Halifax
12 days
10 days
Halifax
12 days
10 days
New Glasgow
9 days
14 days
Amherst
7 days
17 days
Sydney
9 days
15 days
Sydney
5 days
19 days
Bridgewater
10 days
15 days
Halifax
10 days
16 days
New Glasgow
5 days
22 days
Sydney
8 days
19 days
Antigonish
7 days
21 days
Sydney
11 days
20 days
Truro
8 days
23 days
Truro
12 days
21 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Sydney
16 days
22 days
Kentville
19 days
22 days
Kentville
7 days
37 days
Kentville
14 days
34 days
Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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30 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Truro
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
16 days
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Sydney
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