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 ?
24 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
35 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
35 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
16 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
33 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
34 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
43 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
76 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
88 days
49 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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27 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
3 days
19 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
10 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
19 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
11 days
14 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
12 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
8 days
21 days
Sydney
13 days
26 days
Yarmouth
14 days
29 days
Antigonish
14 days
45 days
Halifax
15 days
27 days
Yarmouth
15 days
20 days
Halifax
15 days
26 days
Halifax
15 days
30 days
Halifax
16 days
29 days
Sydney
17 days
34 days
Kentville
17 days
48 days
North Sydney
19 days
29 days
Sydney
22 days
30 days
New Glasgow
26 days
42 days
Truro
30 days
47 days
Kentville
31 days
38 days
Truro
43 days
49 days
Halifax
48 days
128 days
Bridgewater
58 days
23 days
Kentville
81 days
57 days
Antigonish
88 days
48 days
Sydney
96 days
56 days
Amherst
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
4 days
21 days
Antigonish
4 days
21 days
Yarmouth
5 days
10 days
Truro
6 days
16 days
New Glasgow
7 days
20 days
Sydney
7 days
17 days
Halifax
7 days
13 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Sydney
8 days
13 days
Truro
9 days
23 days
Halifax
10 days
11 days
North Sydney
10 days
12 days
Sydney
11 days
16 days
Antigonish
12 days
25 days
Truro
13 days
16 days
Kentville
14 days
30 days
Kentville
16 days
43 days
Bridgewater
17 days
15 days
Kentville
19 days
30 days
Halifax
22 days
50 days
Amherst
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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