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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
22 days
23 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
21 days
30 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
31 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
29 days
24 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
20 days
38 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
37 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
74 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
153 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
4 days
15 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
10 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
11 days
16 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
18 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
11 days
22 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
14 days
18 days
Yarmouth
13 days
21 days
Truro
10 days
26 days
Sydney
10 days
26 days
Antigonish
13 days
27 days
Yarmouth
15 days
26 days
Halifax
20 days
23 days
Halifax
19 days
27 days
Sydney
15 days
31 days
Halifax
18 days
33 days
New Glasgow
26 days
27 days
Yarmouth
34 days
21 days
Amherst
27 days
30 days
Sydney
25 days
35 days
Halifax
20 days
41 days
Bridgewater
32 days
29 days
Sydney
17 days
46 days
Kentville
20 days
44 days
Truro
35 days
29 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
New Glasgow
15 days
51 days
Sydney
31 days
37 days
Halifax
23 days
47 days
Kentville
32 days
44 days
Truro
22 days
60 days
Sydney
36 days
55 days
Antigonish
154 days
22 days
Kentville
391 days
57 days
Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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32 days
North Sydney
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26 days
Yarmouth
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Truro
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Antigonish
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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
Halifax
8 days
9 days
Truro
5 days
12 days
Yarmouth
6 days
13 days
Halifax
11 days
8 days
Yarmouth
7 days
13 days
Sydney
6 days
15 days
Amherst
6 days
15 days
Yarmouth
6 days
15 days
Truro
3 days
18 days
Halifax
8 days
16 days
Truro
11 days
13 days
New Glasgow
9 days
16 days
Sydney
6 days
19 days
Bridgewater
13 days
13 days
Truro
5 days
22 days
New Glasgow
6 days
22 days
Antigonish
8 days
21 days
Halifax
7 days
23 days
Sydney
12 days
20 days
Sydney
12 days
20 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Sydney
13 days
21 days
Sydney
13 days
22 days
Kentville
15 days
20 days
Kentville
7 days
32 days
Kentville
11 days
30 days
Halifax
16 days
35 days
Antigonish
37 days
18 days
Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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27 days
North Sydney
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15 days
Yarmouth
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Truro
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
16 days
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Sydney
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