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 ?
79 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
70 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
41 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
24 days
55 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
50 days
56 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
32 days
93 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
57 days
85 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
97 days
60 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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36 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
10 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
10 days
31 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
33 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
36 days
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
25 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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24 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
18 days
25 days
North Sydney
27 days
24 days
Kentville
22 days
36 days
Dartmouth
17 days
43 days
Amherst
33 days
28 days
Yarmouth
32 days
33 days
Halifax
19 days
48 days
Halifax
21 days
48 days
Kentville
27 days
52 days
Dartmouth
33 days
53 days
Kentville
42 days
44 days
Truro
37 days
57 days
Sydney
44 days
51 days
Dartmouth
44 days
53 days
Dartmouth
55 days
43 days
Halifax
66 days
36 days
Antigonish
67 days
38 days
Yarmouth
18 days
93 days
Truro
52 days
60 days
Sydney
30 days
85 days
Halifax
34 days
92 days
Bridgewater
112 days
36 days
Antigonish
98 days
60 days
Halifax
114 days
69 days
Truro
188 days
40 days
Bridgewater
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33 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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29 days
Amherst
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17 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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18 days
Halifax
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80 days
Sydney
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110 days
New Glasgow
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29 days
Halifax
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26 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
66 days
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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45 days
Truro
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39 days
Amherst
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25 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
4 days
18 days
Amherst
17 days
8 days
North Sydney
10 days
17 days
New Glasgow
10 days
17 days
Truro
9 days
18 days
Yarmouth
6 days
22 days
Yarmouth
14 days
14 days
Antigonish
7 days
23 days
Halifax
12 days
23 days
Halifax
8 days
27 days
Halifax
9 days
26 days
Dartmouth
14 days
22 days
Kentville
13 days
25 days
Bridgewater
19 days
22 days
Dartmouth
14 days
28 days
Sydney
9 days
33 days
Dartmouth
14 days
29 days
Halifax
14 days
29 days
Kentville
13 days
31 days
Truro
13 days
32 days
Kentville
12 days
40 days
Antigonish
23 days
32 days
Halifax
29 days
31 days
Truro
42 days
26 days
Dartmouth
30 days
40 days
Bridgewater
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16 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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15 days
Amherst
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12 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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9 days
Halifax
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46 days
Sydney
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21 days
New Glasgow
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20 days
Halifax
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17 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
52 days
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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21 days
Truro
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32 days
Amherst
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17 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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