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 ?
20 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
45 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
7 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
12 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
28 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
8 days
33 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
27 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
20 days
53 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
23 days
51 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
41 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
7 days
9 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
3 days
14 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
14 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
15 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
6 days
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
16 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
8 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
---
22 days
North Sydney
52 days
36 days
North Sydney
22 days
23 days
Amherst
18 days
29 days
Antigonish
71 days
41 days
Yarmouth
8 days
20 days
Yarmouth
13 days
38 days
Sydney
33 days
29 days
New Glasgow
18 days
40 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
44 days
56 days
Halifax
14 days
35 days
Bridgewater
60 days
27 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
7 days
15 days
Truro
30 days
47 days
Halifax
18 days
23 days
Antigonish
7 days
38 days
Truro
---
---
Halifax
30 days
---
Yarmouth
---
26 days
Kentville
30 days
43 days
Truro
11 days
33 days
Truro
23 days
29 days
Sydney
8 days
47 days
Kentville
19 days
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Sydney
35 days
29 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
13 days
30 days
Halifax
14 days
28 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
---
16 days
North Sydney
8 days
18 days
North Sydney
7 days
14 days
Amherst
4 days
16 days
Antigonish
10 days
24 days
Yarmouth
5 days
10 days
Yarmouth
5 days
25 days
Sydney
10 days
20 days
New Glasgow
7 days
21 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Kentville
14 days
36 days
Halifax
7 days
11 days
Bridgewater
17 days
15 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
5 days
14 days
Truro
10 days
22 days
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Antigonish
4 days
24 days
Truro
---
---
Halifax
18 days
---
Yarmouth
---
14 days
Kentville
14 days
27 days
Truro
7 days
18 days
Truro
5 days
15 days
Sydney
6 days
28 days
Kentville
14 days
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Sydney
17 days
15 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
6 days
14 days
Halifax
7 days
9 days

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