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 ?
25 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
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
24 days
17 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
18 days
27 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
28 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
15 days
40 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
17 days
43 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 days
23 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
154 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
62 days
226 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
8 days
10 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
10 days
13 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
5 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
17 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
12 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
22 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
15 days
32 days
Sydney
15 days
32 days
Sydney
20 days
28 days
Amherst
28 days
35 days
Yarmouth
7 days
26 days
New Glasgow
34 days
18 days
Yarmouth
34 days
23 days
Sydney
21 days
29 days
New Glasgow
18 days
40 days
Sydney
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Kentville
12 days
38 days
Kentville
59 days
51 days
Antigonish
154 days
22 days
Halifax
25 days
35 days
Bridgewater
31 days
26 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Truro
18 days
42 days
Halifax
35 days
40 days
Antigonish
13 days
34 days
Truro
11 days
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Yarmouth
23 days
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Yarmouth
35 days
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Kentville
15 days
50 days
Truro
7 days
33 days
Truro
18 days
43 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Kentville
51 days
57 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Halifax
27 days
35 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
4 days
20 days
Sydney
4 days
20 days
Sydney
9 days
17 days
Amherst
12 days
20 days
Yarmouth
4 days
18 days
New Glasgow
21 days
18 days
Yarmouth
8 days
13 days
Sydney
11 days
17 days
New Glasgow
6 days
16 days
Sydney
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Kentville
5 days
29 days
Kentville
14 days
34 days
Antigonish
14 days
15 days
Halifax
14 days
11 days
Bridgewater
8 days
15 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Truro
8 days
26 days
Halifax
13 days
16 days
Antigonish
6 days
20 days
Truro
4 days
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Yarmouth
16 days
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Yarmouth
14 days
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Kentville
7 days
30 days
Truro
3 days
13 days
Truro
11 days
19 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Kentville
17 days
22 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Halifax
14 days
15 days

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