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 ?
32 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
41 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
23 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
49 days
44 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
29 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
29 days
21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
35 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
35 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
41 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
22 days
33 days

50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
15 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
32 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
4 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
4 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
19 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
4 days
17 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
8 days
18 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
---
82 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
38 days
29 days
Kentville
17 days
38 days
Yarmouth
29 days
34 days
New Glasgow
22 days
33 days
New Glasgow
19 days
33 days
Truro
11 days
36 days
Bridgewater
48 days
23 days
Yarmouth
49 days
15 days
Antigonish
15 days
34 days
Yarmouth
---
---
North Sydney
28 days
30 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Sydney
19 days
37 days
Truro
8 days
21 days
Kentville
59 days
62 days
Kentville
39 days
43 days
Halifax
29 days
28 days
Yarmouth
---
22 days
North Sydney
21 days
31 days
Truro
18 days
33 days
Halifax
25 days
42 days
Halifax
26 days
42 days
Antigonish
---
---
Kentville
45 days
54 days
Halifax
35 days
37 days
Truro
26 days
40 days
Sydney
21 days
31 days
Sydney
10 days
34 days
Amherst
30 days
28 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
---
46 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
10 days
23 days
Kentville
11 days
24 days
Yarmouth
8 days
18 days
New Glasgow
5 days
22 days
New Glasgow
9 days
14 days
Truro
10 days
22 days
Bridgewater
10 days
15 days
Yarmouth
13 days
10 days
Antigonish
7 days
20 days
Yarmouth
---
---
North Sydney
7 days
16 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Sydney
11 days
22 days
Truro
5 days
20 days
Kentville
14 days
36 days
Kentville
8 days
28 days
Halifax
20 days
16 days
Yarmouth
---
13 days
North Sydney
5 days
18 days
Truro
3 days
15 days
Halifax
18 days
19 days
Halifax
15 days
23 days
Antigonish
---
---
Kentville
17 days
31 days
Halifax
19 days
19 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Sydney
7 days
18 days
Sydney
7 days
16 days
Amherst
7 days
16 days

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