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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
26 days
14 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
50 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
83 days
65 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
231 days
54 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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56 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
49 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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35 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
7 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
13 days
24 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
30 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
37 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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20 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
20 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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21 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
10 days
12 days
Amherst
16 days
15 days
New Glasgow
35 days
23 days
New Glasgow
24 days
40 days
Bridgewater
33 days
31 days
Halifax
30 days
35 days
Halifax
35 days
33 days
Antigonish
37 days
41 days
Halifax
35 days
48 days
Yarmouth
40 days
51 days
Yarmouth
39 days
55 days
Halifax
61 days
34 days
Dartmouth
52 days
55 days
Halifax
50 days
60 days
Truro
66 days
44 days
Kentville
49 days
62 days
Halifax
49 days
66 days
Kentville
95 days
49 days
Dartmouth
105 days
40 days
Dartmouth
101 days
65 days
Truro
120 days
78 days
Amherst
147 days
70 days
Dartmouth
97 days
130 days
Antigonish
242 days
50 days
Bridgewater
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18 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
---
22 days
Halifax
---
47 days
Yarmouth
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Truro
---
34 days
Glace Bay
---
67 days
Halifax
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Kentville
---
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Sydney
---
23 days
Halifax
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24 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
---
12 days
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
95 days
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Halifax
---
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Truro
---
41 days
Kentville
---
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Kentville
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Sydney
20 days
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
5 days
7 days
Amherst
6 days
9 days
Yarmouth
7 days
21 days
New Glasgow
14 days
18 days
Halifax
13 days
19 days
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Halifax
19 days
17 days
New Glasgow
18 days
19 days
Dartmouth
14 days
24 days
Bridgewater
16 days
22 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Dartmouth
19 days
22 days
Truro
16 days
27 days
Antigonish
11 days
33 days
Yarmouth
19 days
26 days
Antigonish
19 days
27 days
Halifax
18 days
29 days
Halifax
20 days
28 days
Amherst
36 days
12 days
Halifax
13 days
36 days
Kentville
18 days
31 days
Kentville
14 days
41 days
Dartmouth
31 days
25 days
Dartmouth
42 days
29 days
Bridgewater
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13 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
---
16 days
Halifax
---
34 days
Yarmouth
---
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Truro
---
22 days
Glace Bay
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20 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Sydney
---
15 days
Halifax
---
13 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
---
7 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
7 days
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Halifax
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Truro
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39 days
Kentville
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Kentville
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Sydney
15 days
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Halifax
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