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 ?
33 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
38 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
25 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
15 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
30 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
38 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
9 days
59 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
75 days
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
25 days
90 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
51 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
15 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
54 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
10 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
8 days
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
14 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
15 days
13 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
5 days
25 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
8 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
12 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
26 days
29 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
15 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
29 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
---
---
Sydney
52 days
36 days
North Sydney
19 days
23 days
Amherst
16 days
30 days
Antigonish
72 days
41 days
Yarmouth
6 days
20 days
Yarmouth
11 days
28 days
Sydney
33 days
37 days
New Glasgow
26 days
40 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Kentville
62 days
56 days
Halifax
14 days
35 days
Bridgewater
58 days
29 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
17 days
25 days
Antigonish
---
---
Truro
30 days
47 days
Halifax
18 days
26 days
Antigonish
22 days
45 days
Truro
---
---
Halifax
35 days
54 days
Yarmouth
---
14 days
Kentville
27 days
51 days
Truro
7 days
36 days
Truro
24 days
36 days
Sydney
20 days
34 days
Kentville
26 days
38 days
Sydney
35 days
33 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
13 days
29 days
Halifax
15 days
27 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
---
---
Sydney
7 days
18 days
North Sydney
9 days
14 days
Amherst
3 days
15 days
Antigonish
10 days
23 days
Yarmouth
3 days
11 days
Yarmouth
3 days
21 days
Sydney
11 days
17 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Kentville
17 days
37 days
Halifax
7 days
16 days
Bridgewater
20 days
15 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
6 days
14 days
Antigonish
---
---
Truro
10 days
23 days
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Antigonish
4 days
22 days
Truro
---
---
Halifax
20 days
50 days
Yarmouth
---
14 days
Kentville
13 days
30 days
Truro
3 days
18 days
Truro
7 days
16 days
Sydney
6 days
20 days
Kentville
19 days
28 days
Sydney
17 days
15 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
7 days
14 days
Halifax
7 days
13 days

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