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 ?
21 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
43 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort ascending
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
54 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
18 days
44 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
43 days
43 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
41 days
37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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36 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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15 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort ascending
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
24 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
23 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
16 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
17 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
10 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
9 days
16 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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15 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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7 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort ascending
Sydney
21 days
70 days
Kentville
32 days
56 days
Sydney
35 days
55 days
Yarmouth
14 days
54 days
New Glasgow
22 days
51 days
Sydney
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46 days
Kentville
21 days
44 days
Kentville
153 days
43 days
Bridgewater
32 days
43 days
Halifax
20 days
41 days
Truro
22 days
38 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Truro
34 days
37 days
Sydney
21 days
34 days
New Glasgow
10 days
32 days
Glace Bay
---
31 days
Kentville
14 days
31 days
Amherst
11 days
31 days
Halifax
21 days
30 days
Truro
48 days
30 days
Halifax
19 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
30 days
Sydney
22 days
29 days
Yarmouth
21 days
29 days
Antigonish
8 days
27 days
Antigonish
56 days
27 days
Sydney
10 days
26 days
Truro
16 days
25 days
Antigonish
20 days
23 days
Truro
30 days
22 days
Yarmouth
23 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort ascending
Kentville
12 days
36 days
Kentville
10 days
29 days
Truro
12 days
26 days
Kentville
12 days
25 days
Sydney
12 days
25 days
Truro
5 days
22 days
Antigonish
14 days
22 days
Sydney
---
22 days
Kentville
12 days
22 days
Halifax
8 days
21 days
Sydney
11 days
21 days
Antigonish
8 days
20 days
Antigonish
14 days
19 days
New Glasgow
10 days
19 days
New Glasgow
9 days
18 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Sydney
7 days
18 days
Truro
20 days
16 days
Yarmouth
4 days
16 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Glace Bay
---
14 days
Truro
7 days
14 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Amherst
4 days
14 days
Sydney
12 days
13 days
Truro
5 days
13 days
Bridgewater
12 days
13 days
Halifax
9 days
12 days
Halifax
8 days
12 days
Yarmouth
12 days
10 days
Yarmouth
16 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Amherst
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