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 ?
24 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
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
88 days
49 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
34 days
23 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
16 days
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
43 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
76 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
29 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
7 days
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
12 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
11 days
14 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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19 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
3 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
19 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
15 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
10 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Antigonish
14 days
45 days
Antigonish
88 days
48 days
Bridgewater
58 days
23 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
15 days
26 days
Halifax
15 days
30 days
Halifax
48 days
128 days
Halifax
15 days
27 days
Halifax
16 days
29 days
Kentville
81 days
57 days
Kentville
17 days
48 days
Kentville
31 days
38 days
New Glasgow
26 days
42 days
North Sydney
19 days
29 days
Sydney
13 days
26 days
Sydney
96 days
56 days
Sydney
22 days
30 days
Sydney
17 days
34 days
Truro
8 days
21 days
Truro
30 days
47 days
Truro
43 days
49 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
15 days
20 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
14 days
29 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Antigonish
4 days
21 days
Antigonish
12 days
25 days
Bridgewater
17 days
15 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
10 days
11 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Halifax
22 days
50 days
Halifax
7 days
13 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Kentville
16 days
43 days
Kentville
14 days
30 days
Kentville
19 days
30 days
New Glasgow
7 days
20 days
North Sydney
10 days
12 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Sydney
11 days
16 days
Sydney
8 days
13 days
Sydney
7 days
17 days
Truro
6 days
16 days
Truro
9 days
23 days
Truro
13 days
16 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
5 days
10 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
4 days
21 days

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