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

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
31 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
69 days
30 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
35 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
32 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
41 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
20 days
26 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
40 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
30 days
28 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
2 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
18 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
8 days
15 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
20 days
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
7 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
16 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
19 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
13 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Amherst
41 days
21 days
Antigonish
9 days
38 days
Antigonish
88 days
45 days
Bridgewater
54 days
23 days
Halifax
20 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Halifax
15 days
42 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
25 days
35 days
Halifax
22 days
68 days
Kentville
33 days
87 days
Kentville
---
---
Kentville
46 days
48 days
New Glasgow
20 days
36 days
New Glasgow
11 days
32 days
North Sydney
17 days
21 days
North Sydney
20 days
29 days
Sydney
28 days
22 days
Sydney
24 days
27 days
Sydney
194 days
76 days
Truro
10 days
34 days
Truro
39 days
44 days
Truro
---
---
Truro
18 days
29 days
Yarmouth
27 days
31 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
19 days
14 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
---
---
Amherst
3 days
14 days
Antigonish
4 days
21 days
Antigonish
26 days
24 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
Halifax
13 days
14 days
Halifax
12 days
14 days
Halifax
10 days
21 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
13 days
14 days
Halifax
17 days
46 days
Kentville
15 days
31 days
Kentville
---
---
Kentville
14 days
32 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
New Glasgow
7 days
22 days
North Sydney
7 days
15 days
North Sydney
7 days
16 days
Sydney
8 days
12 days
Sydney
8 days
14 days
Sydney
11 days
21 days
Truro
8 days
19 days
Truro
8 days
15 days
Truro
---
---
Truro
8 days
21 days
Yarmouth
4 days
17 days
Yarmouth
---
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Yarmouth
6 days
8 days

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