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 ?
53 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
51 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
31 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
33 days
38 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
47 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
32 days
59 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
53 days
44 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
52 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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58 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
17 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
14 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
16 days
31 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
22 days
32 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
28 days
47 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
Amherst
23 days
15 days
Dartmouth
21 days
30 days
Bridgewater
36 days
18 days
Sydney
27 days
28 days
Halifax
43 days
13 days
Amherst
47 days
17 days
New Glasgow
29 days
35 days
Truro
24 days
40 days
Dartmouth
34 days
33 days
New Glasgow
24 days
50 days
Bridgewater
39 days
36 days
Antigonish
37 days
41 days
Halifax
46 days
37 days
Halifax
48 days
40 days
Yarmouth
39 days
55 days
Halifax
47 days
56 days
Truro
66 days
44 days
Halifax
28 days
92 days
Amherst
104 days
17 days
Sydney
79 days
50 days
Halifax
84 days
62 days
Yarmouth
133 days
15 days
Yarmouth
40 days
111 days
Dartmouth
97 days
69 days
Bridgewater
128 days
48 days
Kentville
141 days
58 days
Kentville
210 days
51 days
Antigonish
283 days
60 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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24 days
Antigonish
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Yarmouth
---
22 days
Truro
---
24 days
Halifax
42 days
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Glace Bay
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73 days
Sydney
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Kentville
---
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
97 days
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Truro
---
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Kentville
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
9 days
9 days
Yarmouth
14 days
11 days
Sydney
9 days
17 days
Halifax
15 days
12 days
Bridgewater
13 days
15 days
Bridgewater
12 days
16 days
Amherst
18 days
11 days
New Glasgow
9 days
20 days
Yarmouth
9 days
23 days
Halifax
11 days
24 days
New Glasgow
18 days
18 days
Halifax
18 days
20 days
Dartmouth
13 days
25 days
Antigonish
10 days
29 days
Sydney
17 days
26 days
Truro
15 days
29 days
Kentville
23 days
21 days
Bridgewater
20 days
27 days
Halifax
15 days
33 days
Halifax
20 days
33 days
Yarmouth
28 days
27 days
Truro
24 days
31 days
Dartmouth
23 days
35 days
Halifax
20 days
38 days
Antigonish
27 days
33 days
Dartmouth
31 days
31 days
Amherst
56 days
11 days
Kentville
23 days
44 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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15 days
Antigonish
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Yarmouth
---
10 days
Truro
---
22 days
Halifax
27 days
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Glace Bay
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16 days
Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
14 days
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Truro
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Kentville
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