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 ?
28 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
42 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
13 days
27 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
13 days
32 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
28 days
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
14 days
36 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
35 days
33 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
46 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
99 days
52 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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42 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
19 days
18 days
North Sydney
17 days
25 days
Truro
14 days
33 days
North Sydney
19 days
29 days
Truro
16 days
34 days
Sydney
13 days
37 days
New Glasgow
19 days
33 days
Amherst
30 days
24 days
Truro
15 days
40 days
Antigonish
18 days
38 days
Halifax
21 days
35 days
Halifax
20 days
36 days
Yarmouth
30 days
28 days
Sydney
24 days
36 days
Halifax
21 days
42 days
Kentville
26 days
42 days
Halifax
21 days
47 days
Truro
40 days
34 days
New Glasgow
16 days
60 days
Bridgewater
48 days
30 days
Kentville
46 days
48 days
Kentville
43 days
73 days
Sydney
194 days
37 days
Halifax
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82 days
Yarmouth
10 days
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Truro
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Halifax
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61 days
Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
8 days
8 days
Yarmouth
4 days
13 days
Amherst
4 days
14 days
North Sydney
6 days
16 days
Sydney
6 days
16 days
North Sydney
6 days
17 days
New Glasgow
9 days
15 days
Truro
6 days
20 days
Antigonish
7 days
20 days
Sydney
9 days
19 days
Halifax
13 days
15 days
Truro
7 days
22 days
Halifax
13 days
16 days
Bridgewater
14 days
16 days
Truro
9 days
21 days
Sydney
9 days
22 days
New Glasgow
7 days
25 days
Halifax
12 days
21 days
Truro
8 days
29 days
Halifax
12 days
26 days
Kentville
19 days
25 days
Kentville
15 days
30 days
Kentville
15 days
35 days
Halifax
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54 days
Yarmouth
6 days
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Truro
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Halifax
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47 days
Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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