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 ?
112 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
46 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
44 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
48 days
29 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
38 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
82 days
59 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
155 days
39 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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16 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
112 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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18 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
18 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
34 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
24 days
26 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
21 days
34 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
21 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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10 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
31 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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9 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
11 days
35 days
North Sydney
27 days
24 days
Amherst
28 days
28 days
Dartmouth
17 days
43 days
Truro
25 days
39 days
Dartmouth
26 days
43 days
Dartmouth
31 days
42 days
Halifax
21 days
53 days
Yarmouth
18 days
58 days
Yarmouth
50 days
27 days
Kentville
27 days
52 days
Halifax
20 days
59 days
Halifax
32 days
48 days
Bridgewater
50 days
36 days
Truro
55 days
43 days
Sydney
30 days
69 days
Halifax
66 days
36 days
Dartmouth
38 days
66 days
Sydney
44 days
64 days
Antigonish
76 days
38 days
Halifax
27 days
92 days
Kentville
85 days
41 days
Halifax
106 days
69 days
Truro
155 days
40 days
Kentville
141 days
58 days
Antigonish
283 days
57 days
Bridgewater
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33 days
Dartmouth
---
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North Sydney
---
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Amherst
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23 days
Antigonish
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
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80 days
Glace Bay
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74 days
New Glasgow
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29 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
13 days
Bridgewater
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48 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
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41 days
Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
3 days
16 days
North Sydney
10 days
17 days
Antigonish
6 days
21 days
Bridgewater
13 days
15 days
Yarmouth
7 days
22 days
Dartmouth
6 days
25 days
New Glasgow
7 days
25 days
Truro
7 days
26 days
Halifax
12 days
23 days
Amherst
21 days
14 days
Yarmouth
24 days
12 days
Halifax
10 days
26 days
Halifax
9 days
29 days
Sydney
14 days
25 days
Dartmouth
14 days
28 days
Halifax
18 days
27 days
Kentville
22 days
25 days
Antigonish
23 days
26 days
Kentville
15 days
36 days
Halifax
15 days
36 days
Dartmouth
22 days
31 days
Truro
24 days
31 days
Dartmouth
25 days
34 days
Truro
33 days
26 days
Halifax
30 days
30 days
Kentville
28 days
41 days
Bridgewater
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15 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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16 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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Halifax
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49 days
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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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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12 days
Bridgewater
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23 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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13 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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