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 ?
28 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
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
46 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
16 days
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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47 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
87 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
180 days
22 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
31 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
10 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
8 days
15 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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22 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
22 days
33 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
5 days
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
18 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
5 days
16 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
8 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Amherst
10 days
35 days
Antigonish
9 days
42 days
Antigonish
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90 days
Antigonish
88 days
48 days
Bridgewater
44 days
22 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
15 days
51 days
Halifax
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Halifax
25 days
35 days
Halifax
22 days
68 days
Halifax
20 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Kentville
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Kentville
64 days
51 days
Kentville
35 days
87 days
New Glasgow
26 days
40 days
New Glasgow
11 days
32 days
North Sydney
31 days
21 days
Sydney
24 days
21 days
Sydney
194 days
52 days
Sydney
23 days
30 days
Sydney
22 days
20 days
Truro
39 days
49 days
Truro
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Truro
14 days
23 days
Truro
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Truro
10 days
30 days
Yarmouth
14 days
31 days
Yarmouth
48 days
14 days
Yarmouth
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Amherst
3 days
15 days
Antigonish
4 days
24 days
Antigonish
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26 days
Antigonish
31 days
21 days
Bridgewater
15 days
14 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
10 days
21 days
Halifax
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Halifax
13 days
14 days
Halifax
17 days
43 days
Halifax
11 days
14 days
Halifax
11 days
15 days
Kentville
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Kentville
14 days
31 days
Kentville
18 days
31 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
New Glasgow
9 days
22 days
North Sydney
11 days
12 days
Sydney
12 days
14 days
Sydney
13 days
21 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Sydney
7 days
11 days
Truro
9 days
16 days
Truro
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Truro
6 days
18 days
Truro
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Truro
8 days
19 days
Yarmouth
4 days
15 days
Yarmouth
7 days
8 days
Yarmouth
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