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 ?
85 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
50 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
54 days
50 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
74 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
79 days
49 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
112 days
33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
153 days
51 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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55 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
47 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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26 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
13 days
28 days
Amherst
28 days
23 days
Dartmouth
20 days
31 days
Kentville
21 days
31 days
Halifax
31 days
22 days
Halifax
30 days
24 days
Antigonish
28 days
33 days
Dartmouth
20 days
41 days
Bridgewater
31 days
30 days
Yarmouth
35 days
28 days
Yarmouth
37 days
26 days
Yarmouth
58 days
17 days
New Glasgow
55 days
22 days
Kentville
16 days
65 days
Truro
12 days
71 days
Halifax
33 days
68 days
Sydney
67 days
36 days
Bridgewater
54 days
58 days
Halifax
70 days
46 days
Truro
65 days
55 days
Halifax
84 days
45 days
Halifax
110 days
33 days
Sydney
47 days
107 days
Truro
142 days
36 days
Kentville
153 days
113 days
Kentville
991 days
102 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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44 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
71 days
Amherst
---
---
New Glasgow
---
36 days
Antigonish
112 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Glace Bay
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Truro
---
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Dartmouth
---
32 days
Bridgewater
---
119 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Truro
---
---
Amherst
---
22 days
Sydney
---
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Dartmouth
---
34 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
13 days
Halifax
7 days
14 days
Sydney
6 days
17 days
Amherst
10 days
15 days
New Glasgow
7 days
19 days
Kentville
8 days
19 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
Dartmouth
13 days
19 days
Dartmouth
9 days
23 days
Sydney
15 days
21 days
Yarmouth
29 days
8 days
Yarmouth
23 days
16 days
Halifax
22 days
18 days
Halifax
21 days
20 days
Antigonish
14 days
27 days
Truro
6 days
35 days
Kentville
14 days
31 days
Halifax
28 days
19 days
Sydney
15 days
33 days
Halifax
17 days
32 days
Truro
28 days
23 days
Bridgewater
27 days
30 days
Kentville
21 days
48 days
Truro
37 days
39 days
Kentville
54 days
26 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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10 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
44 days
Amherst
---
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New Glasgow
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25 days
Antigonish
41 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Glace Bay
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Truro
---
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Dartmouth
---
17 days
Bridgewater
---
34 days
Dartmouth
---
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Truro
---
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Amherst
---
18 days
Sydney
---
---
Dartmouth
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31 days

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