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 ?
65 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
56 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
25 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
30 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
59 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
191 days
53 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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15 days
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
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
10 days
16 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
7 days
37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
35 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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8 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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27 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
29 days
29 days
Dartmouth
30 days
30 days
Sydney
35 days
30 days
Amherst
45 days
24 days
Yarmouth
42 days
30 days
Truro
36 days
36 days
Halifax
34 days
43 days
Sydney
50 days
35 days
Bridgewater
68 days
29 days
Kentville
63 days
37 days
Halifax
52 days
48 days
Truro
48 days
54 days
Dartmouth
55 days
56 days
Kentville
55 days
59 days
Halifax
44 days
75 days
Sydney
48 days
76 days
Truro
91 days
39 days
Halifax
83 days
55 days
Dartmouth
93 days
47 days
Halifax
53 days
92 days
Bridgewater
91 days
55 days
Bridgewater
139 days
22 days
Kentville
141 days
62 days
Antigonish
161 days
55 days
New Glasgow
168 days
64 days
North Sydney
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22 days
North Sydney
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31 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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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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45 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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44 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
11 days
14 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Amherst
16 days
14 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
Kentville
8 days
24 days
Sydney
15 days
21 days
Sydney
10 days
26 days
Dartmouth
13 days
23 days
Sydney
24 days
13 days
Halifax
16 days
22 days
Halifax
16 days
27 days
Halifax
17 days
32 days
Yarmouth
29 days
23 days
Truro
18 days
36 days
Halifax
21 days
34 days
Dartmouth
30 days
27 days
Kentville
35 days
26 days
Dartmouth
31 days
30 days
Truro
32 days
29 days
Bridgewater
47 days
15 days
Truro
32 days
30 days
Kentville
24 days
41 days
Antigonish
37 days
30 days
Halifax
33 days
36 days
New Glasgow
33 days
36 days
North Sydney
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19 days
North Sydney
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15 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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Kentville
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36 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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25 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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31 days
Halifax
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