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 ?
29 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
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
17 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
31 days
51 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
18 days
76 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
88 days
38 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

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

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
153 days
48 days
Sydney
16 days
30 days
North Sydney
31 days
23 days
Amherst
9 days
24 days
Antigonish
41 days
41 days
Yarmouth
17 days
20 days
New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
15 days
29 days
Sydney
76 days
52 days
New Glasgow
26 days
40 days
Kentville
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Kentville
74 days
53 days
Halifax
21 days
35 days
Bridgewater
44 days
23 days
Truro
13 days
47 days
Halifax
15 days
35 days
Antigonish
9 days
45 days
Truro
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Halifax
35 days
128 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
17 days
51 days
Truro
10 days
21 days
Truro
39 days
49 days
Sydney
28 days
30 days
Kentville
31 days
38 days
Sydney
21 days
20 days
Halifax
20 days
30 days
Halifax
20 days
27 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
31 days
25 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
North Sydney
10 days
12 days
Amherst
3 days
14 days
Antigonish
10 days
26 days
Yarmouth
6 days
9 days
New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
5 days
21 days
Sydney
11 days
15 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
Kentville
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Kentville
9 days
38 days
Halifax
11 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Truro
8 days
23 days
Halifax
10 days
14 days
Antigonish
4 days
24 days
Truro
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Halifax
20 days
48 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
8 days
32 days
Truro
6 days
18 days
Truro
11 days
16 days
Sydney
8 days
12 days
Kentville
17 days
30 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Halifax
9 days
14 days

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