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 ?
119 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
60 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
46 days
28 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
58 days
60 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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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69 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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40 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
5 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
18 days
36 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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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50 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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25 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
13 days
31 days
Dartmouth
26 days
30 days
Dartmouth
28 days
33 days
Yarmouth
35 days
30 days
Amherst
45 days
24 days
Truro
36 days
36 days
Sydney
46 days
30 days
Sydney
50 days
38 days
Sydney
35 days
56 days
Bridgewater
68 days
29 days
Halifax
52 days
48 days
Truro
48 days
54 days
Dartmouth
56 days
56 days
Halifax
59 days
55 days
Halifax
44 days
75 days
Kentville
55 days
69 days
Truro
91 days
39 days
Dartmouth
93 days
50 days
Halifax
53 days
92 days
Bridgewater
91 days
55 days
Bridgewater
139 days
22 days
Kentville
141 days
62 days
Halifax
191 days
43 days
Antigonish
202 days
48 days
Sydney
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22 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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17 days
New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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29 days
Kentville
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37 days
New Glasgow
168 days
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Kentville
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59 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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19 days
Truro
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Halifax
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47 days
Dartmouth
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Truro
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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35 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
6 days
14 days
North Sydney
6 days
16 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Amherst
16 days
14 days
Sydney
9 days
25 days
Dartmouth
14 days
23 days
Halifax
16 days
22 days
Sydney
15 days
23 days
Kentville
8 days
30 days
Bridgewater
21 days
19 days
Sydney
29 days
13 days
Halifax
18 days
26 days
Yarmouth
22 days
23 days
Halifax
16 days
32 days
Halifax
14 days
35 days
Truro
18 days
36 days
Bridgewater
47 days
15 days
Truro
32 days
30 days
Dartmouth
35 days
28 days
Dartmouth
44 days
26 days
Truro
50 days
29 days
Halifax
33 days
47 days
Antigonish
55 days
30 days
Kentville
84 days
41 days
Sydney
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21 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
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12 days
New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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19 days
Kentville
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23 days
New Glasgow
26 days
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Kentville
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38 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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12 days
Truro
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Halifax
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26 days
Dartmouth
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Truro
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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6 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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