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 ?
34 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
38 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
36 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
45 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
46 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
69 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
68 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
21 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
34 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
11 days
29 days

50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
8 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
20 days
31 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
20 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
10 days
16 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
14 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
19 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
21 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
5 days
22 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
22 days
68 days
Kentville
34 days
87 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Truro
10 days
33 days
Halifax
15 days
51 days
Sydney
28 days
30 days
Sydney
24 days
27 days
Truro
39 days
49 days
Amherst
17 days
24 days
Yarmouth
27 days
31 days
Kentville
---
---
New Glasgow
20 days
40 days
New Glasgow
11 days
32 days
Bridgewater
44 days
23 days
Antigonish
9 days
42 days
Truro
---
---
Antigonish
88 days
45 days
Halifax
25 days
35 days
North Sydney
17 days
21 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Sydney
194 days
76 days
North Sydney
19 days
30 days
Kentville
62 days
51 days
Yarmouth
19 days
14 days
Truro
18 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
17 days
46 days
Kentville
15 days
31 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Truro
8 days
19 days
Halifax
10 days
21 days
Sydney
8 days
12 days
Sydney
8 days
14 days
Truro
8 days
15 days
Amherst
5 days
15 days
Yarmouth
4 days
17 days
Kentville
---
---
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
New Glasgow
8 days
23 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
Antigonish
4 days
23 days
Truro
---
---
Antigonish
26 days
22 days
Halifax
13 days
14 days
North Sydney
7 days
12 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Sydney
12 days
21 days
North Sydney
7 days
15 days
Kentville
12 days
32 days
Yarmouth
6 days
8 days
Truro
8 days
21 days
Halifax
13 days
14 days
Halifax
12 days
14 days

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