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 ?
26 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
47 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
22 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
87 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
51 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
48 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
18 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
21 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
180 days
30 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
40 days

50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
8 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
34 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
9 days
25 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
9 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
32 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
10 days
15 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
13 days
18 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
8 days
19 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
68 days
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
74 days
52 days
Truro
---
---
Yarmouth
48 days
20 days
Truro
14 days
23 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Halifax
20 days
37 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
---
Truro
10 days
33 days
Kentville
35 days
87 days
Sydney
28 days
20 days
Sydney
23 days
30 days
Truro
39 days
49 days
Amherst
---
---
Yarmouth
15 days
29 days
Halifax
15 days
42 days
New Glasgow
26 days
40 days
Sydney
21 days
21 days
Bridgewater
44 days
22 days
Amherst
10 days
24 days
Halifax
25 days
35 days
Kentville
---
---
Antigonish
14 days
42 days
Antigonish
16 days
90 days
Antigonish
153 days
60 days
North Sydney
17 days
21 days
New Glasgow
---
32 days
Sydney
194 days
52 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
17 days
47 days
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
10 days
31 days
Truro
---
---
Yarmouth
6 days
8 days
Truro
7 days
18 days
Halifax
9 days
15 days
Halifax
11 days
14 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
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Truro
8 days
21 days
Kentville
18 days
31 days
Sydney
8 days
11 days
Sydney
7 days
15 days
Truro
9 days
19 days
Amherst
---
---
Yarmouth
4 days
17 days
Halifax
10 days
20 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
Sydney
12 days
16 days
Bridgewater
15 days
14 days
Amherst
4 days
15 days
Halifax
12 days
15 days
Kentville
---
---
Antigonish
4 days
24 days
Antigonish
5 days
30 days
Antigonish
37 days
25 days
North Sydney
10 days
11 days
New Glasgow
---
22 days
Sydney
18 days
16 days

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