Service/Procedure Summary

Colorectal Cancer Surgery is surgery for proven or suspected cancer including bowel resection or repair, colectomy, colostomy, ileostomy, perineal resection and removal of rectal tumours.

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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
29 days
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
28 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
26 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
59 days
44 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
67 days
39 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
106 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
19 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
44 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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21 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
10 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
26 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
27 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
22 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
14 days
36 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
16 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
21 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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18 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
11 days
35 days
Truro
14 days
36 days
Dartmouth
17 days
34 days
Yarmouth
29 days
27 days
Amherst
28 days
28 days
Yarmouth
30 days
29 days
Bridgewater
26 days
36 days
Yarmouth
37 days
26 days
Dartmouth
32 days
33 days
Bridgewater
36 days
33 days
Dartmouth
26 days
46 days
Yarmouth
20 days
56 days
Bridgewater
35 days
48 days
Halifax
48 days
40 days
Kentville
27 days
62 days
Sydney
28 days
64 days
Halifax
32 days
60 days
Sydney
30 days
69 days
Halifax
47 days
54 days
Halifax
46 days
59 days
Truro
66 days
44 days
Dartmouth
47 days
66 days
Antigonish
76 days
41 days
Halifax
28 days
92 days
Halifax
42 days
80 days
North Sydney
116 days
23 days
Halifax
106 days
61 days
Kentville
138 days
41 days
Kentville
141 days
58 days
Antigonish
283 days
52 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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23 days
Antigonish
---
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Kentville
---
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Glace Bay
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73 days
New Glasgow
---
50 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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Sydney
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
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13 days
Truro
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Truro
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Amherst
---
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Kentville
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
5 days
18 days
North Sydney
10 days
16 days
Yarmouth
15 days
12 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
14 days
New Glasgow
7 days
21 days
Yarmouth
18 days
10 days
Dartmouth
7 days
25 days
Sydney
15 days
18 days
Antigonish
7 days
26 days
Amherst
19 days
15 days
Halifax
11 days
24 days
Truro
5 days
30 days
Halifax
9 days
29 days
Yarmouth
26 days
12 days
Sydney
14 days
26 days
Dartmouth
14 days
29 days
Halifax
14 days
29 days
Bridgewater
24 days
23 days
Halifax
18 days
30 days
Halifax
15 days
33 days
Kentville
22 days
27 days
Kentville
14 days
37 days
Halifax
29 days
26 days
Antigonish
28 days
30 days
Dartmouth
28 days
31 days
Dartmouth
25 days
35 days
Truro
33 days
32 days
Kentville
30 days
44 days
Halifax
31 days
50 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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13 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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Glace Bay
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13 days
New Glasgow
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24 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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12 days
Truro
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Truro
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Sydney
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