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 ?
48 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
21 days
33 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
18 days
37 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
41 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
48 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
25 days
41 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
27 days
86 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
54 days
106 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
35 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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284 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
8 days
13 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
9 days
17 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
19 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
11 days
23 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
32 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
33 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
18 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
8 days
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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25 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
9 days
28 days
Sydney
15 days
32 days
Yarmouth
19 days
30 days
Sydney
20 days
29 days
Antigonish
19 days
34 days
Halifax
22 days
34 days
Sydney
26 days
34 days
Kentville
12 days
50 days
Truro
28 days
35 days
Bridgewater
28 days
36 days
Halifax
29 days
37 days
Halifax
28 days
41 days
Halifax
29 days
41 days
Amherst
38 days
34 days
New Glasgow
44 days
33 days
Truro
25 days
58 days
Antigonish
53 days
32 days
New Glasgow
44 days
57 days
Antigonish
72 days
41 days
Kentville
78 days
36 days
Kentville
47 days
83 days
Kentville
61 days
72 days
Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
---
56 days
Amherst
---
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Sydney
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32 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
48 days
Halifax
---
284 days
Truro
---
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Truro
---
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Yarmouth
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
13 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Antigonish
6 days
16 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Truro
7 days
17 days
Sydney
15 days
10 days
Sydney
8 days
18 days
Halifax
12 days
16 days
New Glasgow
11 days
18 days
Amherst
8 days
22 days
Antigonish
8 days
23 days
Halifax
12 days
19 days
Bridgewater
11 days
20 days
Halifax
14 days
20 days
Truro
8 days
29 days
New Glasgow
12 days
26 days
Halifax
18 days
22 days
Kentville
6 days
36 days
Kentville
12 days
31 days
Kentville
21 days
24 days
Antigonish
22 days
27 days
Kentville
13 days
42 days
Yarmouth
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Sydney
---
20 days
Amherst
---
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Sydney
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20 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
21 days
Halifax
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88 days
Truro
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Truro
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Yarmouth
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