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 ?
68 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
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
28 days
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
26 days
64 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
41 days
55 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
89 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
90 days
61 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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51 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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51 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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46 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
10 days
16 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
9 days
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
26 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
22 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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34 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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23 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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34 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
10 days
22 days
Amherst
17 days
17 days
Kentville
15 days
41 days
Dartmouth
24 days
34 days
Halifax
22 days
48 days
Halifax
42 days
36 days
Sydney
44 days
42 days
Bridgewater
57 days
29 days
Dartmouth
35 days
53 days
Kentville
55 days
33 days
Yarmouth
68 days
21 days
Truro
58 days
36 days
Dartmouth
42 days
55 days
Bridgewater
74 days
29 days
Halifax
33 days
75 days
Halifax
49 days
61 days
Antigonish
50 days
61 days
North Sydney
89 days
29 days
Yarmouth
25 days
93 days
New Glasgow
72 days
51 days
Dartmouth
55 days
70 days
Kentville
72 days
72 days
Halifax
111 days
49 days
Truro
97 days
70 days
Antigonish
228 days
36 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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16 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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20 days
Halifax
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50 days
Sydney
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72 days
New Glasgow
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33 days
Halifax
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28 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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29 days
Truro
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43 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
8 days
6 days
Bridgewater
8 days
13 days
Sydney
9 days
19 days
Yarmouth
13 days
16 days
Yarmouth
16 days
13 days
Truro
8 days
25 days
Bridgewater
18 days
16 days
Kentville
13 days
21 days
Halifax
12 days
25 days
Antigonish
10 days
27 days
Halifax
12 days
26 days
Halifax
12 days
26 days
Kentville
9 days
31 days
Bridgewater
25 days
16 days
Dartmouth
11 days
30 days
Dartmouth
12 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
22 days
Dartmouth
18 days
27 days
Halifax
24 days
33 days
Kentville
16 days
44 days
Antigonish
30 days
32 days
North Sydney
50 days
15 days
Truro
31 days
36 days
Dartmouth
31 days
40 days
New Glasgow
63 days
21 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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9 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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19 days
Halifax
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29 days
Sydney
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34 days
New Glasgow
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23 days
Halifax
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20 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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24 days
Truro
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32 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Sydney
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