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 ?
32 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
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
66 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
22 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
23 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
27 days
41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
29 days
26 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
32 days
40 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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35 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
4 days
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
4 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
5 days
20 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
8 days
16 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
10 days
27 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
15 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
17 days
24 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
20 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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23 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
8 days
21 days
Sydney
10 days
34 days
Truro
11 days
36 days
Antigonish
13 days
34 days
North Sydney
18 days
31 days
New Glasgow
18 days
33 days
Truro
18 days
48 days
Halifax
21 days
37 days
Sydney
21 days
36 days
New Glasgow
22 days
36 days
Halifax
22 days
42 days
Sydney
22 days
37 days
Kentville
24 days
38 days
Halifax
25 days
42 days
Truro
26 days
40 days
Yarmouth
28 days
33 days
North Sydney
28 days
27 days
Halifax
29 days
20 days
Amherst
30 days
28 days
Halifax
35 days
37 days
Truro
38 days
29 days
Kentville
39 days
29 days
Bridgewater
48 days
26 days
Yarmouth
49 days
15 days
Kentville
51 days
54 days
Kentville
56 days
62 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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22 days
Halifax
---
82 days
Yarmouth
---
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
3 days
20 days
Truro
4 days
20 days
New Glasgow
5 days
22 days
North Sydney
5 days
18 days
Antigonish
5 days
20 days
Sydney
7 days
16 days
Amherst
7 days
16 days
Truro
7 days
22 days
North Sydney
7 days
16 days
Yarmouth
8 days
18 days
Sydney
8 days
19 days
Kentville
9 days
16 days
New Glasgow
9 days
14 days
Sydney
10 days
22 days
Kentville
11 days
23 days
Bridgewater
11 days
15 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Yarmouth
13 days
10 days
Kentville
14 days
36 days
Halifax
15 days
23 days
Halifax
15 days
22 days
Halifax
17 days
21 days
Kentville
17 days
32 days
Truro
19 days
23 days
Halifax
19 days
20 days
Halifax
21 days
15 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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15 days
Halifax
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47 days
Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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