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

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
31 days
29 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
30 days
35 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
33 days
44 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
25 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
31 days
35 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
16 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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7 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
16 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
12 days
14 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
14 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
30 days
35 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
11 days
34 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
56 days
26 days
Halifax
28 days
28 days
Halifax
25 days
42 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Halifax
36 days
37 days
Halifax
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Kentville
39 days
50 days
Kentville
59 days
66 days
Kentville
51 days
41 days
Kentville
17 days
38 days
New Glasgow
22 days
32 days
New Glasgow
14 days
33 days
North Sydney
28 days
30 days
North Sydney
21 days
32 days
Sydney
16 days
36 days
Sydney
21 days
34 days
Sydney
7 days
24 days
Truro
8 days
23 days
Truro
14 days
34 days
Truro
26 days
42 days
Truro
38 days
35 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
12 days
22 days
Yarmouth
29 days
34 days
Yarmouth
49 days
15 days
Yarmouth
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
8 days
20 days
Antigonish
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Antigonish
5 days
20 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
10 days
15 days
Halifax
20 days
16 days
Halifax
18 days
18 days
Halifax
15 days
22 days
Halifax
19 days
21 days
Halifax
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Kentville
8 days
29 days
Kentville
14 days
36 days
Kentville
19 days
27 days
Kentville
11 days
24 days
New Glasgow
5 days
20 days
New Glasgow
9 days
14 days
North Sydney
9 days
17 days
North Sydney
6 days
20 days
Sydney
10 days
18 days
Sydney
7 days
17 days
Sydney
7 days
14 days
Truro
5 days
21 days
Truro
3 days
15 days
Truro
11 days
28 days
Truro
11 days
22 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
6 days
16 days
Yarmouth
10 days
21 days
Yarmouth
12 days
10 days
Yarmouth
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