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 ?
55 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
31 days
37 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
48 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
42 days
38 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
32 days
53 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
64 days
48 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
53 days
69 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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35 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
13 days
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
17 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
15 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
28 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
27 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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16 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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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
Amherst
23 days
21 days
New Glasgow
14 days
35 days
Dartmouth
21 days
30 days
Truro
24 days
35 days
Sydney
29 days
31 days
Bridgewater
36 days
33 days
Amherst
47 days
23 days
New Glasgow
24 days
50 days
Bridgewater
39 days
36 days
Yarmouth
22 days
56 days
Antigonish
37 days
41 days
Bridgewater
35 days
48 days
Dartmouth
26 days
64 days
Halifax
42 days
50 days
Halifax
61 days
36 days
Truro
66 days
38 days
Halifax
46 days
59 days
North Sydney
89 days
24 days
Yarmouth
40 days
75 days
Halifax
65 days
56 days
Halifax
35 days
89 days
Halifax
72 days
62 days
Sydney
79 days
64 days
Yarmouth
133 days
26 days
Dartmouth
97 days
69 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
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Yarmouth
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22 days
Truro
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Glace Bay
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73 days
Kentville
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
61 days
Dartmouth
---
33 days
Truro
---
40 days
Amherst
104 days
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Kentville
---
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Sydney
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67 days

50%

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

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