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 ?
42 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
29 days
37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
29 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
30 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
43 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
41 days
56 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
54 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
9 days
21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
23 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
21 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
9 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
8 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
20 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
6 days
24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
24 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
10 days
19 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
23 days
---
Glace Bay
9 days
31 days
Antigonish
13 days
27 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
31 days
39 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Kentville
32 days
56 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Yarmouth
14 days
54 days
Truro
16 days
33 days
Sydney
35 days
55 days
Kentville
85 days
57 days
Sydney
16 days
46 days
Halifax
19 days
30 days
Sydney
---
---
Amherst
27 days
30 days
Sydney
8 days
26 days
Kentville
14 days
---
Halifax
20 days
38 days
New Glasgow
10 days
32 days
Sydney
21 days
34 days
Antigonish
---
---
Truro
22 days
38 days
Sydney
25 days
30 days
Truro
34 days
37 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Antigonish
56 days
27 days
Truro
30 days
27 days
Truro
48 days
30 days
Yarmouth
24 days
27 days
Kentville
21 days
44 days
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
22 days
51 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Amherst
---
---
Bridgewater
32 days
43 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
---
Glace Bay
7 days
14 days
Antigonish
8 days
20 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
15 days
21 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Kentville
11 days
30 days
Halifax
9 days
12 days
Yarmouth
11 days
12 days
Truro
5 days
13 days
Sydney
12 days
23 days
Kentville
13 days
22 days
Sydney
16 days
22 days
Halifax
8 days
16 days
Sydney
---
---
Amherst
6 days
14 days
Sydney
5 days
18 days
Kentville
12 days
---
Halifax
8 days
20 days
New Glasgow
9 days
22 days
Sydney
12 days
13 days
Antigonish
---
---
Truro
12 days
19 days
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Truro
6 days
22 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Antigonish
14 days
22 days
Truro
7 days
14 days
Truro
20 days
16 days
Yarmouth
6 days
15 days
Kentville
9 days
36 days
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
8 days
19 days
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Amherst
---
---
Bridgewater
12 days
14 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.