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 ?
34 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
37 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
27 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
14 days
36 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
26 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
30 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
26 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
30 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
34 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
43 days
66 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
56 days
44 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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34 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
5 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
18 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
9 days
14 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
9 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
21 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
17 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
18 days
9 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
14 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
22 days
31 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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24 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
13 days
37 days
Yarmouth
14 days
18 days
Truro
15 days
40 days
Antigonish
15 days
37 days
New Glasgow
15 days
36 days
North Sydney
18 days
31 days
Truro
18 days
49 days
Sydney
19 days
37 days
New Glasgow
20 days
26 days
Halifax
21 days
37 days
Sydney
21 days
31 days
Halifax
21 days
42 days
Halifax
22 days
35 days
Halifax
22 days
37 days
Kentville
24 days
37 days
Truro
26 days
36 days
North Sydney
28 days
27 days
Yarmouth
32 days
34 days
Amherst
38 days
27 days
Truro
40 days
34 days
Kentville
43 days
52 days
Kentville
48 days
62 days
Yarmouth
49 days
15 days
Bridgewater
56 days
37 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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Halifax
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82 days
Kentville
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
5 days
18 days
Truro
5 days
25 days
Truro
6 days
22 days
Antigonish
6 days
20 days
Yarmouth
6 days
8 days
North Sydney
7 days
16 days
Amherst
7 days
16 days
Sydney
7 days
16 days
New Glasgow
7 days
24 days
Sydney
8 days
18 days
Sydney
9 days
22 days
Yarmouth
10 days
18 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Kentville
11 days
23 days
New Glasgow
11 days
15 days
Yarmouth
12 days
9 days
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Halifax
14 days
22 days
Halifax
14 days
14 days
Bridgewater
14 days
16 days
Halifax
16 days
21 days
Kentville
17 days
31 days
Kentville
17 days
34 days
Truro
24 days
25 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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Halifax
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54 days
Kentville
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