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 ?
78 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
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
41 days
31 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
66 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
72 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
46 days
62 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
82 days
58 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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36 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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64 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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28 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
20 days
18 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
18 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
29 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
27 days
24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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31 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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22 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
13 days
28 days
Kentville
17 days
31 days
Halifax
17 days
31 days
Amherst
32 days
19 days
Dartmouth
22 days
31 days
Yarmouth
35 days
22 days
Dartmouth
20 days
38 days
Bridgewater
31 days
29 days
New Glasgow
28 days
36 days
Yarmouth
43 days
28 days
Kentville
16 days
55 days
Truro
12 days
60 days
Halifax
54 days
24 days
New Glasgow
60 days
22 days
Halifax
50 days
33 days
Halifax
38 days
45 days
Bridgewater
29 days
66 days
Sydney
67 days
31 days
Halifax
34 days
67 days
Halifax
58 days
46 days
Truro
65 days
55 days
Antigonish
90 days
36 days
Sydney
42 days
107 days
Truro
166 days
36 days
Kentville
118 days
113 days
Kentville
608 days
102 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Sydney
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44 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
11 days
Halifax
---
71 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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27 days
Dartmouth
---
32 days
Bridgewater
37 days
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Dartmouth
---
28 days
Truro
---
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Dartmouth
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34 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
8 days
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Amherst
16 days
8 days
Sydney
7 days
18 days
Kentville
7 days
19 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
New Glasgow
11 days
19 days
Dartmouth
14 days
17 days
Halifax
15 days
17 days
Truro
6 days
26 days
Dartmouth
11 days
23 days
New Glasgow
10 days
25 days
Halifax
12 days
23 days
Sydney
16 days
21 days
Yarmouth
23 days
16 days
Antigonish
14 days
27 days
Halifax
27 days
16 days
Kentville
15 days
31 days
Halifax
16 days
32 days
Halifax
23 days
28 days
Bridgewater
24 days
30 days
Kentville
28 days
27 days
Sydney
13 days
47 days
Truro
51 days
23 days
Truro
37 days
39 days
Kentville
34 days
44 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Sydney
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24 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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8 days
Halifax
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44 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Truro
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16 days
Dartmouth
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15 days
Bridgewater
22 days
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Dartmouth
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23 days
Truro
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Dartmouth
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29 days

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