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 ?
93 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
69 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
30 days
41 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
69 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
79 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
50 days
65 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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40 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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71 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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44 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
11 days
32 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
32 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
23 days
29 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
43 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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20 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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27 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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14 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
27 days
24 days
Yarmouth
27 days
29 days
Dartmouth
17 days
43 days
Amherst
33 days
28 days
Kentville
24 days
41 days
Dartmouth
24 days
43 days
Halifax
21 days
48 days
Dartmouth
32 days
42 days
Yarmouth
18 days
62 days
Halifax
32 days
53 days
Bridgewater
50 days
36 days
Truro
37 days
57 days
Kentville
27 days
69 days
Antigonish
67 days
29 days
Dartmouth
44 days
53 days
Sydney
30 days
69 days
Truro
41 days
60 days
Halifax
66 days
36 days
Sydney
57 days
51 days
Kentville
63 days
51 days
Halifax
34 days
89 days
Halifax
106 days
54 days
Truro
155 days
40 days
Antigonish
283 days
60 days
Bridgewater
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50 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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17 days
Antigonish
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New Glasgow
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28 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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27 days
Halifax
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80 days
Glace Bay
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22 days
New Glasgow
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33 days
Halifax
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26 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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59 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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45 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
6 days
17 days
Antigonish
7 days
21 days
Bridgewater
12 days
16 days
Yarmouth
7 days
22 days
Yarmouth
16 days
13 days
North Sydney
12 days
22 days
Halifax
8 days
27 days
Amherst
21 days
14 days
Halifax
16 days
23 days
Dartmouth
14 days
25 days
Dartmouth
13 days
28 days
Sydney
14 days
27 days
Halifax
14 days
31 days
Truro
10 days
35 days
Halifax
14 days
32 days
Kentville
17 days
31 days
Kentville
13 days
37 days
Truro
18 days
34 days
Dartmouth
20 days
33 days
Antigonish
28 days
29 days
Truro
33 days
26 days
Halifax
32 days
29 days
Dartmouth
29 days
33 days
Kentville
27 days
41 days
Bridgewater
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16 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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12 days
Antigonish
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New Glasgow
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23 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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15 days
Halifax
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49 days
Glace Bay
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17 days
New Glasgow
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23 days
Halifax
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17 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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40 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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20 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Sydney
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