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 ?
52 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
62 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
21 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
42 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
42 days
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
24 days
68 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
74 days
22 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
41 days
57 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
17 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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76 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
20 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
8 days
25 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
15 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
24 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
25 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
8 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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38 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
18 days
25 days
Amherst
33 days
28 days
Kentville
20 days
44 days
Dartmouth
24 days
43 days
Halifax
19 days
49 days
Kentville
33 days
36 days
Halifax
22 days
48 days
Yarmouth
50 days
21 days
Yarmouth
56 days
22 days
Antigonish
28 days
52 days
North Sydney
52 days
29 days
Truro
26 days
57 days
Dartmouth
33 days
53 days
Sydney
44 days
47 days
Halifax
65 days
29 days
Dartmouth
55 days
43 days
Dartmouth
44 days
55 days
Sydney
15 days
85 days
Antigonish
67 days
38 days
Truro
52 days
62 days
Yarmouth
24 days
93 days
Kentville
72 days
55 days
Halifax
34 days
102 days
Bridgewater
136 days
36 days
Halifax
114 days
68 days
Bridgewater
---
22 days
North Sydney
---
24 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
80 days
Sydney
---
72 days
New Glasgow
---
26 days
Halifax
---
20 days
Kentville
---
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New Glasgow
66 days
---
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
57 days
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Truro
---
40 days
Truro
24 days
---
Amherst
---
25 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
6 days
15 days
Amherst
14 days
8 days
New Glasgow
10 days
14 days
Yarmouth
14 days
11 days
Sydney
6 days
23 days
Truro
8 days
22 days
Yarmouth
13 days
18 days
Halifax
14 days
22 days
Dartmouth
14 days
22 days
Halifax
10 days
27 days
Halifax
8 days
29 days
Kentville
13 days
24 days
Antigonish
15 days
24 days
Kentville
10 days
31 days
Dartmouth
12 days
30 days
Sydney
9 days
33 days
Halifax
14 days
29 days
Bridgewater
28 days
17 days
Antigonish
15 days
32 days
Dartmouth
20 days
29 days
Truro
14 days
35 days
Kentville
13 days
37 days
Halifax
34 days
31 days
North Sydney
49 days
18 days
Dartmouth
30 days
40 days
Bridgewater
---
15 days
North Sydney
---
22 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
40 days
Sydney
---
48 days
New Glasgow
---
20 days
Halifax
---
17 days
Kentville
---
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New Glasgow
52 days
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Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
19 days
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Truro
---
27 days
Truro
10 days
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Amherst
---
14 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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