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 ?
127 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
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
48 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
81 days
44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
127 days
40 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
640 days
107 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
142 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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21 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
18 days
19 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
13 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
73 days
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
30 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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8 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
15 days
29 days
Dartmouth
16 days
38 days
Halifax
18 days
45 days
Sydney
16 days
49 days
Yarmouth
35 days
34 days
Halifax
42 days
29 days
Kentville
17 days
55 days
Bridgewater
42 days
34 days
Yarmouth
43 days
38 days
Sydney
67 days
22 days
Sydney
29 days
75 days
Halifax
54 days
51 days
Halifax
58 days
55 days
Dartmouth
92 days
34 days
Halifax
83 days
47 days
Dartmouth
196 days
24 days
Antigonish
386 days
41 days
Kentville
370 days
69 days
Kentville
608 days
62 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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71 days
New Glasgow
55 days
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Amherst
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Dartmouth
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19 days
Bridgewater
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Truro
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Dartmouth
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28 days
Amherst
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Truro
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Truro
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31 days
Sydney
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31 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
13 days
7 days
Sydney
6 days
18 days
Bridgewater
13 days
12 days
Dartmouth
8 days
20 days
Sydney
4 days
25 days
Halifax
16 days
15 days
Dartmouth
14 days
17 days
Halifax
20 days
15 days
Halifax
10 days
30 days
Kentville
7 days
36 days
Yarmouth
38 days
8 days
Halifax
15 days
32 days
Bridgewater
24 days
25 days
Dartmouth
34 days
22 days
Sydney
38 days
19 days
Halifax
28 days
34 days
Kentville
26 days
42 days
Antigonish
58 days
27 days
Kentville
77 days
38 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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38 days
New Glasgow
12 days
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Amherst
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Dartmouth
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13 days
Bridgewater
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Truro
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Dartmouth
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17 days
Amherst
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Truro
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Truro
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25 days
Sydney
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13 days

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