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 ?
34 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
43 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
24 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
27 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
19 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
41 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
32 days
43 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
50 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
47 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
67 days
39 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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23 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
10 days
9 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
14 days
18 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
22 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
7 days
26 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
14 days
24 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
5 days
36 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
21 days
26 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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17 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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16 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
9 days
34 days
New Glasgow
11 days
35 days
Yarmouth
19 days
27 days
Amherst
23 days
28 days
Bridgewater
26 days
36 days
Dartmouth
32 days
33 days
Bridgewater
36 days
33 days
Yarmouth
30 days
41 days
Dartmouth
26 days
46 days
Yarmouth
20 days
56 days
Yarmouth
57 days
26 days
Bridgewater
35 days
48 days
Amherst
61 days
25 days
Halifax
48 days
40 days
Sydney
30 days
60 days
Halifax
42 days
50 days
Halifax
32 days
60 days
Halifax
43 days
55 days
Halifax
47 days
53 days
Halifax
46 days
59 days
Truro
66 days
44 days
Kentville
49 days
62 days
Antigonish
76 days
40 days
Halifax
27 days
92 days
North Sydney
116 days
23 days
Sydney
79 days
64 days
Dartmouth
97 days
66 days
Kentville
141 days
58 days
Kentville
210 days
51 days
Antigonish
283 days
57 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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23 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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Glace Bay
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73 days
New Glasgow
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50 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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Sydney
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
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13 days
Truro
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Truro
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Kentville
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Truro
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
15 days
10 days
Yarmouth
5 days
20 days
Bridgewater
10 days
15 days
Bridgewater
13 days
14 days
North Sydney
12 days
15 days
New Glasgow
7 days
21 days
Dartmouth
6 days
23 days
Amherst
15 days
15 days
Antigonish
7 days
24 days
Yarmouth
21 days
12 days
Halifax
12 days
25 days
Halifax
9 days
29 days
Yarmouth
26 days
13 days
Sydney
14 days
25 days
Halifax
18 days
24 days
Bridgewater
20 days
23 days
Halifax
14 days
29 days
Dartmouth
14 days
31 days
Kentville
22 days
24 days
Sydney
27 days
20 days
Halifax
14 days
33 days
Halifax
25 days
27 days
Amherst
44 days
14 days
Antigonish
28 days
31 days
Dartmouth
29 days
31 days
Truro
29 days
32 days
Dartmouth
31 days
35 days
Kentville
25 days
42 days
Kentville
27 days
40 days
Halifax
27 days
46 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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13 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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Glace Bay
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13 days
New Glasgow
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20 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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12 days
Truro
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Truro
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Kentville
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Truro
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