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 ?
83 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
55 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
26 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
32 days
53 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
64 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
59 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
69 days
61 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
104 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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20 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
15 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
14 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
27 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
24 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
41 days
20 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
37 days
27 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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12 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
31 days
19 days
Sydney
27 days
38 days
Dartmouth
36 days
29 days
Sydney
27 days
43 days
Bridgewater
45 days
29 days
New Glasgow
40 days
35 days
Kentville
16 days
59 days
Halifax
27 days
50 days
Halifax
46 days
33 days
Truro
50 days
37 days
Truro
48 days
39 days
Dartmouth
55 days
34 days
Dartmouth
47 days
50 days
Kentville
62 days
37 days
Dartmouth
48 days
53 days
Antigonish
56 days
48 days
Bridgewater
93 days
37 days
Truro
76 days
58 days
Sydney
93 days
42 days
Halifax
69 days
68 days
Halifax
83 days
55 days
Sydney
83 days
76 days
Kentville
110 days
78 days
North Sydney
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31 days
North Sydney
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22 days
Amherst
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21 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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37 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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43 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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40 days
Halifax
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Halifax
31 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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45 days
Bridgewater
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34 days
Dartmouth
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32 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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14 days
Kentville
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
3 days
18 days
Dartmouth
12 days
15 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Dartmouth
15 days
22 days
Sydney
20 days
18 days
Halifax
16 days
23 days
New Glasgow
16 days
25 days
Truro
11 days
32 days
Sydney
17 days
27 days
Bridgewater
24 days
22 days
Dartmouth
17 days
30 days
Dartmouth
18 days
29 days
Kentville
24 days
24 days
Halifax
22 days
28 days
Kentville
10 days
42 days
Halifax
19 days
33 days
Antigonish
25 days
28 days
Sydney
33 days
21 days
Truro
36 days
22 days
Kentville
25 days
37 days
Truro
68 days
35 days
North Sydney
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21 days
North Sydney
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14 days
Amherst
---
13 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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12 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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23 days
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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31 days
Halifax
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Halifax
10 days
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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30 days
Bridgewater
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16 days
Dartmouth
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25 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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5 days
Kentville
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