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 ?
69 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
49 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
28 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
58 days
30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
39 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
47 days
47 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
69 days
61 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
84 days
59 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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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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37 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
8 days
14 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
18 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
28 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
31 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
40 days
37 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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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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20 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
31 days
19 days
Sydney
14 days
43 days
Dartmouth
36 days
28 days
North Sydney
41 days
31 days
Amherst
55 days
21 days
Truro
41 days
37 days
Halifax
34 days
49 days
Kentville
19 days
66 days
Truro
46 days
39 days
Bridgewater
58 days
29 days
Sydney
50 days
38 days
Dartmouth
55 days
33 days
Halifax
31 days
58 days
Halifax
46 days
52 days
Kentville
62 days
37 days
Dartmouth
48 days
53 days
Antigonish
56 days
48 days
Dartmouth
68 days
50 days
Halifax
65 days
55 days
Bridgewater
93 days
37 days
Yarmouth
80 days
51 days
Truro
76 days
58 days
Sydney
93 days
42 days
Sydney
83 days
56 days
Halifax
110 days
60 days
Kentville
110 days
78 days
North Sydney
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22 days
Kentville
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Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
---
46 days
Yarmouth
---
21 days
New Glasgow
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40 days
Halifax
---
41 days
New Glasgow
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35 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
---
52 days
Bridgewater
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34 days
Dartmouth
---
38 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
---
18 days
Kentville
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
3 days
18 days
Dartmouth
12 days
14 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Yarmouth
17 days
14 days
Halifax
13 days
20 days
Dartmouth
15 days
22 days
Amherst
24 days
14 days
Sydney
23 days
18 days
Sydney
20 days
21 days
Halifax
15 days
26 days
Truro
22 days
21 days
Kentville
21 days
24 days
Bridgewater
24 days
22 days
Truro
11 days
35 days
Dartmouth
19 days
29 days
North Sydney
30 days
21 days
Halifax
22 days
29 days
Kentville
10 days
41 days
Halifax
23 days
30 days
Sydney
32 days
21 days
Dartmouth
26 days
30 days
Antigonish
28 days
29 days
Halifax
18 days
44 days
Kentville
26 days
37 days
Truro
53 days
40 days
North Sydney
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14 days
Kentville
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Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
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25 days
Yarmouth
---
15 days
New Glasgow
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26 days
Halifax
---
21 days
New Glasgow
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26 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
---
33 days
Bridgewater
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13 days
Dartmouth
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28 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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6 days
Kentville
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