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 ?
29 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
42 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
43 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
24 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
37 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
41 days
56 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
29 days
37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
54 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
21 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
6 days
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
20 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
8 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
9 days
16 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
24 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
9 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
10 days
19 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
27 days
30 days
Amherst
---
---
Antigonish
13 days
27 days
Antigonish
---
---
Antigonish
56 days
27 days
Bridgewater
32 days
43 days
Glace Bay
9 days
31 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Halifax
19 days
30 days
Halifax
20 days
38 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Kentville
32 days
56 days
Kentville
85 days
57 days
Kentville
14 days
---
Kentville
21 days
44 days
New Glasgow
10 days
32 days
New Glasgow
22 days
51 days
Sydney
31 days
39 days
Sydney
35 days
55 days
Sydney
16 days
46 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
8 days
26 days
Sydney
21 days
34 days
Sydney
25 days
30 days
Truro
16 days
33 days
Truro
34 days
37 days
Truro
22 days
38 days
Truro
30 days
27 days
Truro
48 days
30 days
Yarmouth
23 days
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
14 days
54 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
24 days
27 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
6 days
14 days
Amherst
---
---
Antigonish
8 days
20 days
Antigonish
---
---
Antigonish
14 days
22 days
Bridgewater
12 days
14 days
Glace Bay
7 days
14 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Halifax
9 days
12 days
Halifax
8 days
16 days
Halifax
8 days
20 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Kentville
11 days
30 days
Kentville
13 days
22 days
Kentville
12 days
---
Kentville
9 days
36 days
New Glasgow
9 days
22 days
New Glasgow
8 days
19 days
Sydney
15 days
21 days
Sydney
12 days
23 days
Sydney
16 days
22 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
5 days
18 days
Sydney
12 days
13 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Truro
5 days
13 days
Truro
6 days
22 days
Truro
12 days
19 days
Truro
7 days
14 days
Truro
20 days
16 days
Yarmouth
16 days
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
11 days
12 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
6 days
15 days

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