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 ?
44 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
9 days
16 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
28 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
13 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
13 days
34 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
26 days
51 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
53 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
30 days
51 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
72 days
40 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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101 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
7 days
9 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
3 days
14 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
13 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
6 days
20 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
23 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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15 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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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
7 days
14 days
Yarmouth
8 days
17 days
Halifax
18 days
24 days
Halifax
13 days
29 days
Halifax
14 days
28 days
Truro
11 days
33 days
Halifax
14 days
31 days
North Sydney
22 days
25 days
Amherst
18 days
30 days
Sydney
20 days
29 days
Yarmouth
13 days
38 days
New Glasgow
18 days
40 days
Truro
23 days
38 days
Sydney
35 days
29 days
Sydney
19 days
47 days
Kentville
30 days
43 days
Truro
30 days
47 days
Bridgewater
58 days
27 days
North Sydney
52 days
36 days
Kentville
42 days
56 days
Antigonish
71 days
41 days
Antigonish
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17 days
Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
38 days
Truro
---
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Halifax
30 days
---
Yarmouth
---
26 days
Kentville
---
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
5 days
10 days
Halifax
6 days
9 days
Halifax
7 days
9 days
Yarmouth
5 days
12 days
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Amherst
5 days
16 days
Truro
5 days
16 days
Halifax
6 days
15 days
North Sydney
10 days
14 days
Truro
6 days
18 days
Yarmouth
4 days
21 days
New Glasgow
8 days
19 days
Sydney
8 days
20 days
North Sydney
9 days
20 days
Truro
11 days
22 days
Sydney
18 days
15 days
Antigonish
13 days
22 days
Bridgewater
20 days
15 days
Sydney
7 days
28 days
Kentville
14 days
26 days
Kentville
14 days
35 days
Antigonish
---
15 days
Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
24 days
Truro
---
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Halifax
18 days
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Yarmouth
---
14 days
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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