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 ?
26 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
47 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
61 days
38 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
22 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
23 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
47 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
19 days
53 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
33 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
194 days
30 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
8 days
28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
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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
9 days
25 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
12 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
12 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
22 days
32 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
10 days
36 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
12 days
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
8 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
10 days
24 days
Amherst
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Antigonish
14 days
38 days
Antigonish
153 days
60 days
Antigonish
41 days
41 days
Bridgewater
44 days
23 days
Halifax
21 days
35 days
Halifax
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Halifax
35 days
54 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Halifax
20 days
30 days
Halifax
15 days
41 days
Kentville
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Kentville
74 days
53 days
Kentville
31 days
53 days
New Glasgow
---
32 days
New Glasgow
26 days
35 days
North Sydney
31 days
23 days
Sydney
21 days
20 days
Sydney
194 days
52 days
Sydney
28 days
20 days
Sydney
23 days
30 days
Truro
10 days
23 days
Truro
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Truro
10 days
34 days
Truro
39 days
49 days
Yarmouth
17 days
22 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
15 days
29 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
4 days
15 days
Amherst
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Antigonish
4 days
24 days
Antigonish
31 days
25 days
Antigonish
12 days
30 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
Halifax
12 days
15 days
Halifax
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Halifax
18 days
46 days
Halifax
9 days
14 days
Halifax
9 days
14 days
Halifax
10 days
14 days
Kentville
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Kentville
13 days
36 days
Kentville
15 days
31 days
New Glasgow
---
22 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
North Sydney
11 days
11 days
Sydney
11 days
14 days
Sydney
15 days
16 days
Sydney
8 days
11 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Truro
7 days
19 days
Truro
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Truro
8 days
21 days
Truro
9 days
16 days
Yarmouth
5 days
9 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
5 days
19 days

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