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 ?
61 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
50 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
29 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
27 days
25 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
30 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
38 days
53 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
74 days
43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
65 days
53 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
19 days
113 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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22 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
12 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
20 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
23 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
20 days
20 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
35 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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20 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
22 days
31 days
Yarmouth
35 days
22 days
Dartmouth
16 days
45 days
Sydney
21 days
44 days
Truro
12 days
53 days
Yarmouth
43 days
26 days
Halifax
42 days
28 days
Bridgewater
48 days
22 days
Kentville
19 days
55 days
New Glasgow
55 days
20 days
Halifax
54 days
26 days
Halifax
35 days
45 days
Halifax
33 days
57 days
Sydney
67 days
31 days
Sydney
47 days
75 days
Halifax
83 days
46 days
Antigonish
90 days
41 days
Truro
166 days
36 days
Kentville
370 days
113 days
Kentville
608 days
38 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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71 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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26 days
Kentville
25 days
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Bridgewater
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34 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
17 days
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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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22 days
Bridgewater
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Truro
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Dartmouth
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28 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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34 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
10 days
7 days
Sydney
5 days
18 days
Halifax
14 days
14 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
New Glasgow
12 days
18 days
Dartmouth
14 days
17 days
Dartmouth
8 days
23 days
Halifax
18 days
15 days
Halifax
10 days
24 days
Yarmouth
29 days
10 days
Truro
8 days
35 days
Halifax
15 days
29 days
Kentville
13 days
33 days
Sydney
18 days
34 days
Sydney
33 days
20 days
Antigonish
28 days
29 days
Halifax
28 days
31 days
Kentville
57 days
44 days
Kentville
76 days
25 days
Truro
105 days
26 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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44 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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20 days
Kentville
9 days
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Bridgewater
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30 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
12 days
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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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17 days
Bridgewater
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Truro
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Dartmouth
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19 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
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29 days

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