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 ?
25 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
38 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
15 days
40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
28 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
17 days
43 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
18 days
27 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
24 days
17 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
62 days
226 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
154 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
5 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
17 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
22 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
8 days
10 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
10 days
13 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
26 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
12 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
26 days
Truro
7 days
33 days
Truro
11 days
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Kentville
12 days
38 days
Antigonish
13 days
34 days
Kentville
15 days
50 days
Sydney
15 days
32 days
Sydney
15 days
32 days
New Glasgow
18 days
40 days
Truro
18 days
42 days
Truro
18 days
43 days
Sydney
20 days
28 days
Sydney
21 days
29 days
Yarmouth
23 days
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Halifax
25 days
35 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Halifax
27 days
35 days
Amherst
28 days
35 days
Bridgewater
31 days
26 days
New Glasgow
34 days
18 days
Yarmouth
34 days
23 days
Halifax
35 days
40 days
Yarmouth
35 days
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Kentville
51 days
57 days
Kentville
59 days
51 days
Antigonish
154 days
22 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
3 days
13 days
Sydney
4 days
20 days
Sydney
4 days
20 days
Truro
4 days
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Yarmouth
4 days
18 days
Kentville
5 days
29 days
New Glasgow
6 days
16 days
Antigonish
6 days
20 days
Kentville
7 days
30 days
Bridgewater
8 days
15 days
Truro
8 days
26 days
Yarmouth
8 days
13 days
Sydney
9 days
17 days
Sydney
11 days
17 days
Truro
11 days
19 days
Amherst
12 days
20 days
Halifax
13 days
16 days
Halifax
14 days
11 days
Antigonish
14 days
15 days
Yarmouth
14 days
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Kentville
14 days
34 days
Halifax
14 days
15 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Yarmouth
16 days
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Kentville
17 days
22 days
New Glasgow
21 days
18 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Sydney
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