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 ?
35 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
45 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
25 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
14 days
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
24 days
28 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
33 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
64 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
63 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
41 days
56 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
72 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
16 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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60 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
11 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
6 days
13 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
17 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
17 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
3 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
12 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
35 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
5 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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19 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
8 days
17 days
Antigonish
5 days
22 days
Yarmouth
9 days
26 days
Halifax
14 days
23 days
Halifax
13 days
29 days
Halifax
14 days
30 days
Halifax
18 days
26 days
Truro
11 days
33 days
Yarmouth
13 days
32 days
North Sydney
24 days
25 days
Truro
24 days
26 days
Amherst
25 days
34 days
New Glasgow
4 days
57 days
Truro
24 days
38 days
Sydney
27 days
36 days
Sydney
30 days
33 days
New Glasgow
31 days
34 days
Sydney
19 days
47 days
Kentville
30 days
43 days
Bridgewater
60 days
26 days
North Sydney
52 days
36 days
Kentville
42 days
55 days
Antigonish
61 days
41 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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38 days
Truro
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Halifax
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107 days
Amherst
---
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Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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50%

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