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 ?
24 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
40 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
13 days
27 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
25 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
29 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
20 days
28 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
19 days
40 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
24 days
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
48 days
48 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
120 days
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50%

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
17 days
21 days
Truro
13 days
33 days
Truro
18 days
29 days
Sydney
19 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Antigonish
13 days
38 days
Sydney
16 days
37 days
New Glasgow
19 days
36 days
Sydney
21 days
36 days
Halifax
20 days
37 days
Yarmouth
27 days
31 days
Halifax
25 days
35 days
Amherst
41 days
21 days
Halifax
19 days
44 days
Yarmouth
48 days
18 days
Bridgewater
44 days
23 days
Truro
34 days
34 days
New Glasgow
15 days
60 days
Kentville
34 days
48 days
Kentville
42 days
42 days
Kentville
39 days
55 days
Antigonish
153 days
48 days
Sydney
195 days
52 days
Halifax
141 days
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Truro
8 days
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Halifax
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48 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
8 days
Sydney
6 days
14 days
North Sydney
6 days
15 days
Amherst
6 days
15 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Yarmouth
8 days
15 days
Truro
10 days
15 days
Sydney
9 days
16 days
Halifax
12 days
13 days
Halifax
12 days
14 days
Antigonish
5 days
21 days
New Glasgow
8 days
19 days
Truro
8 days
20 days
Halifax
14 days
14 days
Truro
8 days
21 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
New Glasgow
7 days
24 days
Halifax
10 days
21 days
Sydney
15 days
21 days
Kentville
14 days
32 days
Kentville
20 days
28 days
Kentville
15 days
35 days
Antigonish
46 days
25 days
Halifax
56 days
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Truro
3 days
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Halifax
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36 days

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