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 ?
118 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
45 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
45 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
204 days
26 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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32 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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57 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
12 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
25 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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23 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
16 days
24 days
Dartmouth
16 days
31 days
Yarmouth
15 days
35 days
Halifax
27 days
27 days
Dartmouth
30 days
24 days
Bridgewater
41 days
22 days
Sydney
35 days
30 days
Sydney
35 days
31 days
Kentville
17 days
56 days
Kentville
44 days
69 days
Halifax
59 days
55 days
Halifax
43 days
75 days
Halifax
52 days
69 days
Sydney
50 days
75 days
Truro
91 days
39 days
Dartmouth
93 days
50 days
Halifax
77 days
92 days
Bridgewater
139 days
32 days
Dartmouth
141 days
41 days
Antigonish
202 days
46 days
Kentville
189 days
93 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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24 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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22 days
New Glasgow
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Halifax
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52 days
Bridgewater
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55 days
Dartmouth
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Truro
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Amherst
183 days
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Truro
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54 days
Truro
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34 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
10 days
6 days
North Sydney
5 days
16 days
Bridgewater
9 days
12 days
Sydney
6 days
17 days
Dartmouth
6 days
17 days
Sydney
16 days
13 days
Halifax
16 days
19 days
Dartmouth
13 days
22 days
Halifax
19 days
20 days
Dartmouth
20 days
20 days
Kentville
9 days
33 days
Kentville
7 days
36 days
Halifax
14 days
31 days
Halifax
13 days
32 days
Sydney
23 days
23 days
Bridgewater
30 days
22 days
Dartmouth
35 days
24 days
Kentville
19 days
52 days
Halifax
33 days
47 days
Antigonish
55 days
34 days
Truro
60 days
31 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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14 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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15 days
New Glasgow
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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Halifax
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26 days
Bridgewater
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19 days
Dartmouth
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Truro
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Amherst
59 days
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Truro
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36 days
Truro
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32 days
Halifax
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