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 ?
68 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
29 days
40 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
48 days
51 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
83 days
54 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
83 days
58 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
31 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
15 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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18 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
14 days
18 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
15 days
25 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
19 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
20 days
33 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
14 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
35 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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15 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
21 days
18 days
Yarmouth
24 days
21 days
Dartmouth
21 days
28 days
Bridgewater
20 days
29 days
Sydney
14 days
43 days
Truro
15 days
49 days
Dartmouth
30 days
34 days
Bridgewater
29 days
40 days
North Sydney
32 days
39 days
Dartmouth
39 days
38 days
Halifax
26 days
59 days
Halifax
56 days
37 days
Antigonish
42 days
55 days
Halifax
46 days
52 days
Dartmouth
48 days
53 days
Sydney
74 days
40 days
Kentville
67 days
51 days
Halifax
65 days
62 days
Sydney
83 days
47 days
Kentville
111 days
30 days
Truro
90 days
63 days
Dartmouth
108 days
50 days
Halifax
128 days
54 days
Kentville
87 days
98 days
North Sydney
---
15 days
Amherst
---
21 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
153 days
New Glasgow
---
46 days
Sydney
---
---
New Glasgow
---
76 days
Halifax
---
41 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
---
59 days
Bridgewater
---
35 days
Truro
---
44 days
Truro
---
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Amherst
---
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Amherst
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20 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
7 days
11 days
Sydney
3 days
16 days
Yarmouth
11 days
10 days
Dartmouth
9 days
16 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Halifax
11 days
20 days
Halifax
10 days
25 days
Dartmouth
14 days
22 days
Sydney
22 days
15 days
Halifax
12 days
26 days
Kentville
18 days
23 days
Antigonish
15 days
30 days
Dartmouth
21 days
25 days
Truro
11 days
35 days
North Sydney
23 days
25 days
Dartmouth
19 days
31 days
Bridgewater
22 days
29 days
Kentville
11 days
41 days
Sydney
34 days
21 days
Halifax
24 days
32 days
Kentville
23 days
36 days
Dartmouth
26 days
34 days
Halifax
10 days
52 days
Truro
74 days
44 days
North Sydney
---
8 days
Amherst
---
17 days
Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
137 days
New Glasgow
---
28 days
Sydney
---
---
New Glasgow
---
26 days
Halifax
---
22 days
New Glasgow
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
---
33 days
Bridgewater
---
23 days
Truro
---
22 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
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Amherst
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12 days

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