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 ?
34 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
15 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
16 days
33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
21 days
43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
36 days
29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
20 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
26 days
48 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
65 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
38 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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30 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
12 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
10 days
13 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
18 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
8 days
17 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
13 days
15 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
6 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
14 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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27 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
26 days
48 days
Sydney
23 days
30 days
North Sydney
19 days
29 days
Amherst
9 days
30 days
Yarmouth
15 days
20 days
Yarmouth
14 days
29 days
Sydney
96 days
52 days
New Glasgow
26 days
42 days
Kentville
81 days
57 days
Halifax
15 days
30 days
Bridgewater
63 days
23 days
Yarmouth
17 days
25 days
Truro
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Truro
25 days
47 days
Halifax
15 days
26 days
Antigonish
14 days
49 days
Truro
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Halifax
35 days
128 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
17 days
48 days
Truro
8 days
33 days
Truro
43 days
49 days
Sydney
22 days
30 days
Kentville
26 days
38 days
Sydney
35 days
33 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
13 days
29 days
Halifax
15 days
27 days

50%

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

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