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 ?
63 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
48 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
17 days
43 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
42 days
39 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
64 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
64 days
45 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
49 days
64 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
24 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
29 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
45 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
62 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
22 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
24 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
22 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
42 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
16 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
25 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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22 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
27 days
13 days
New Glasgow
10 days
35 days
Amherst
23 days
22 days
Dartmouth
17 days
30 days
Bridgewater
36 days
33 days
Amherst
47 days
23 days
Dartmouth
26 days
46 days
Bridgewater
39 days
36 days
Yarmouth
22 days
58 days
New Glasgow
31 days
50 days
Antigonish
41 days
40 days
Bridgewater
35 days
48 days
Sydney
27 days
60 days
Halifax
34 days
61 days
Halifax
66 days
36 days
Halifax
47 days
56 days
Truro
66 days
38 days
Halifax
46 days
59 days
Halifax
63 days
50 days
Halifax
35 days
92 days
Halifax
72 days
62 days
North Sydney
116 days
23 days
Sydney
79 days
64 days
Yarmouth
133 days
26 days
Dartmouth
97 days
66 days
Kentville
141 days
58 days
Kentville
210 days
51 days
Antigonish
283 days
60 days
Dartmouth
---
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Antigonish
---
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Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
22 days
Glace Bay
---
73 days
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Kentville
---
62 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Truro
---
---
Dartmouth
---
33 days
Truro
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Yarmouth
---
75 days
Kentville
---
---
Truro
---
67 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
6 days
17 days
Yarmouth
12 days
11 days
North Sydney
10 days
15 days
Yarmouth
5 days
20 days
Bridgewater
13 days
14 days
Halifax
15 days
12 days
Amherst
12 days
15 days
Bridgewater
12 days
16 days
Amherst
18 days
11 days
New Glasgow
8 days
22 days
Dartmouth
9 days
21 days
Antigonish
8 days
26 days
Halifax
11 days
25 days
New Glasgow
15 days
24 days
Sydney
16 days
26 days
Bridgewater
17 days
27 days
Dartmouth
14 days
31 days
Halifax
13 days
33 days
Halifax
15 days
31 days
Kentville
22 days
25 days
Halifax
18 days
30 days
Halifax
15 days
33 days
Truro
32 days
29 days
Dartmouth
28 days
35 days
Halifax
28 days
35 days
Kentville
34 days
44 days
Antigonish
44 days
36 days
Halifax
31 days
49 days
Dartmouth
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Antigonish
---
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Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
---
10 days
Glace Bay
---
16 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
---
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
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48 days
Bridgewater
---
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Truro
---
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Dartmouth
---
31 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
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Yarmouth
---
21 days
Kentville
---
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Truro
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32 days

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