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 ?
37 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
25 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
15 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
9 days
37 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
36 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
31 days
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
25 days
66 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
75 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
103 days
53 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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40 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
14 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
7 days
14 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
14 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
15 days
11 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
13 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
20 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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19 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
6 days
20 days
Halifax
14 days
27 days
North Sydney
19 days
23 days
Yarmouth
17 days
25 days
Truro
7 days
36 days
Halifax
13 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
23 days
Yarmouth
13 days
32 days
Halifax
14 days
31 days
Amherst
16 days
30 days
Sydney
8 days
40 days
Antigonish
7 days
45 days
Truro
24 days
30 days
Kentville
26 days
37 days
Sydney
35 days
30 days
New Glasgow
26 days
42 days
Sydney
35 days
33 days
Truro
30 days
47 days
Kentville
27 days
51 days
Sydney
50 days
29 days
Bridgewater
58 days
27 days
Kentville
55 days
56 days
Antigonish
71 days
48 days
Antigonish
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
35 days
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Yarmouth
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14 days
Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
3 days
11 days
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Amherst
3 days
16 days
Halifax
7 days
12 days
Yarmouth
6 days
14 days
Truro
3 days
18 days
Halifax
7 days
14 days
North Sydney
9 days
14 days
Halifax
7 days
16 days
Truro
7 days
16 days
Sydney
8 days
18 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
Yarmouth
5 days
23 days
Antigonish
4 days
25 days
Sydney
14 days
18 days
Truro
10 days
22 days
Sydney
17 days
15 days
Antigonish
10 days
23 days
Bridgewater
19 days
15 days
Sydney
6 days
28 days
Kentville
13 days
29 days
Kentville
19 days
28 days
Kentville
14 days
35 days
Antigonish
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
18 days
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Yarmouth
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13 days
Bridgewater
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