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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
23 days
24 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
30 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
43 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
34 days
69 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
52 days
61 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
189 days
62 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
22 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
56 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
10 days
10 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
13 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
18 days
26 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
22 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
72 days
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
7 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
30 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
8 days
14 days
Sydney
19 days
32 days
New Glasgow
24 days
34 days
New Glasgow
35 days
28 days
Yarmouth
39 days
32 days
Bridgewater
33 days
38 days
Antigonish
37 days
41 days
Yarmouth
30 days
51 days
Truro
14 days
78 days
Halifax
32 days
61 days
Halifax
61 days
34 days
Halifax
47 days
62 days
Truro
66 days
44 days
Yarmouth
101 days
15 days
Bridgewater
95 days
35 days
Dartmouth
70 days
65 days
Antigonish
85 days
57 days
Halifax
84 days
60 days
Dartmouth
97 days
69 days
Amherst
104 days
70 days
Bridgewater
---
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Sydney
---
24 days
Amherst
---
13 days
Halifax
---
61 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
24 days
Halifax
49 days
---
Glace Bay
---
73 days
Sydney
---
23 days
Kentville
36 days
---
Halifax
30 days
---
Sydney
---
---
Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
43 days
---
Dartmouth
97 days
---
Dartmouth
120 days
---
Truro
---
41 days
Kentville
71 days
---
Kentville
210 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
4 days
7 days
Yarmouth
12 days
11 days
New Glasgow
10 days
18 days
Bridgewater
12 days
17 days
Yarmouth
9 days
21 days
Halifax
13 days
19 days
Halifax
12 days
20 days
Bridgewater
14 days
20 days
New Glasgow
18 days
17 days
Truro
6 days
29 days
Sydney
13 days
26 days
Antigonish
9 days
32 days
Yarmouth
16 days
25 days
Halifax
15 days
34 days
Amherst
35 days
14 days
Dartmouth
21 days
29 days
Antigonish
19 days
33 days
Truro
25 days
28 days
Halifax
20 days
41 days
Dartmouth
22 days
55 days
Bridgewater
---
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Sydney
---
13 days
Amherst
---
9 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
22 days
Halifax
27 days
---
Glace Bay
---
16 days
Sydney
---
15 days
Kentville
15 days
---
Halifax
18 days
---
Sydney
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
27 days
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Dartmouth
19 days
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Dartmouth
31 days
---
Truro
---
39 days
Kentville
17 days
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Kentville
33 days
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