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 ?
52 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
58 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
28 days
53 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
54 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
49 days
60 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
267 days
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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34 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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58 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
25 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
28 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
28 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
28 days
22 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
1 day
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
15 days
19 days
Bridgewater
20 days
29 days
Yarmouth
32 days
21 days
Dartmouth
30 days
34 days
Sydney
38 days
29 days
Bridgewater
29 days
40 days
Sydney
32 days
41 days
Amherst
57 days
20 days
Antigonish
29 days
53 days
Halifax
26 days
59 days
Yarmouth
58 days
28 days
Sydney
60 days
30 days
Halifax
46 days
46 days
Halifax
56 days
37 days
Dartmouth
37 days
57 days
Halifax
34 days
66 days
Truro
46 days
64 days
Kentville
67 days
49 days
Truro
90 days
63 days
Dartmouth
108 days
50 days
Sydney
126 days
41 days
Antigonish
135 days
43 days
Halifax
128 days
54 days
Kentville
134 days
98 days
Kentville
252 days
28 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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42 days
Yarmouth
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37 days
Halifax
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153 days
New Glasgow
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46 days
New Glasgow
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76 days
Halifax
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41 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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59 days
Bridgewater
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70 days
Truro
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44 days
Dartmouth
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38 days
Truro
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38 days
Amherst
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Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
5 days
13 days
Yarmouth
11 days
10 days
Halifax
9 days
20 days
Yarmouth
21 days
8 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Dartmouth
9 days
22 days
Sydney
16 days
22 days
Sydney
23 days
15 days
Amherst
29 days
9 days
Halifax
14 days
25 days
Kentville
18 days
23 days
Halifax
16 days
26 days
Truro
10 days
35 days
Sydney
15 days
31 days
Antigonish
13 days
37 days
Bridgewater
21 days
30 days
Dartmouth
19 days
32 days
Halifax
18 days
35 days
Kentville
12 days
42 days
Sydney
34 days
21 days
Dartmouth
26 days
34 days
Halifax
11 days
52 days
Kentville
33 days
37 days
Antigonish
37 days
34 days
Truro
59 days
44 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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25 days
Yarmouth
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9 days
Halifax
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127 days
New Glasgow
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28 days
New Glasgow
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32 days
Halifax
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22 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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33 days
Bridgewater
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34 days
Truro
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21 days
Dartmouth
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25 days
Truro
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25 days
Amherst
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Dartmouth
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