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 ?
48 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
5 days
23 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
72 days
62 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
58 days
23 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
11 days
29 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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101 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
26 days
56 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
64 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
13 days
34 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
30 days
47 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
28 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
3 days
14 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
18 days
11 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
6 days
12 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
23 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
14 days
37 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
7 days
25 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
6 days
21 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
16 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
18 days
30 days
Antigonish
---
17 days
Antigonish
61 days
41 days
Antigonish
---
61 days
Bridgewater
58 days
26 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
14 days
24 days
Halifax
21 days
26 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
13 days
29 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
14 days
31 days
Kentville
44 days
55 days
Kentville
30 days
43 days
New Glasgow
18 days
40 days
North Sydney
22 days
25 days
North Sydney
52 days
36 days
Sydney
20 days
29 days
Sydney
35 days
29 days
Sydney
19 days
47 days
Truro
30 days
37 days
Truro
11 days
33 days
Truro
23 days
38 days
Truro
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---
Yarmouth
---
26 days
Yarmouth
8 days
17 days
Yarmouth
13 days
32 days
Yarmouth
---
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
5 days
17 days
Antigonish
---
16 days
Antigonish
13 days
22 days
Antigonish
---
31 days
Bridgewater
20 days
14 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
7 days
9 days
Halifax
8 days
12 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
6 days
14 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
6 days
9 days
Kentville
13 days
35 days
Kentville
12 days
28 days
New Glasgow
9 days
19 days
North Sydney
12 days
14 days
North Sydney
9 days
19 days
Sydney
8 days
18 days
Sydney
20 days
17 days
Sydney
7 days
28 days
Truro
10 days
22 days
Truro
7 days
18 days
Truro
5 days
16 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
---
13 days
Yarmouth
4 days
10 days
Yarmouth
5 days
21 days
Yarmouth
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