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 ?
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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29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
31 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
65 days
23 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
15 days
28 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
126 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
62 days
47 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
38 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
42 days
34 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
45 days
50 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
25 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
9 days
35 days
Amherst
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---
Antigonish
8 days
45 days
Antigonish
12 days
45 days
Bridgewater
60 days
29 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
15 days
27 days
Halifax
35 days
128 days
Halifax
13 days
29 days
Halifax
15 days
26 days
Halifax
15 days
30 days
Kentville
27 days
48 days
Kentville
26 days
38 days
Kentville
74 days
57 days
New Glasgow
36 days
42 days
North Sydney
19 days
29 days
Sydney
22 days
30 days
Sydney
23 days
34 days
Sydney
96 days
37 days
Truro
8 days
33 days
Truro
25 days
47 days
Truro
43 days
49 days
Truro
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Truro
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Yarmouth
7 days
20 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
14 days
29 days
Yarmouth
17 days
25 days

50%

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

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