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 ?
59 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
53 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
34 days
30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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73 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
59 days
39 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
54 days
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
122 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
46 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
49 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
30 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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30 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
56 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
34 days
21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
19 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
6 days
34 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
22 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
22 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
26 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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15 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
---
33 days
Amherst
41 days
22 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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Antigonish
113 days
30 days
Antigonish
---
28 days
Antigonish
---
32 days
Bridgewater
54 days
73 days
Bridgewater
131 days
41 days
Bridgewater
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---
Bridgewater
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119 days
Dartmouth
89 days
19 days
Dartmouth
30 days
34 days
Dartmouth
118 days
---
Dartmouth
59 days
39 days
Dartmouth
---
31 days
Halifax
57 days
45 days
Halifax
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Halifax
30 days
68 days
Halifax
37 days
28 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
---
---
Halifax
44 days
42 days
Halifax
---
71 days
Halifax
149 days
40 days
Halifax
30 days
19 days
Kentville
17 days
36 days
Kentville
153 days
52 days
Kentville
---
65 days
Kentville
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---
Kentville
745 days
143 days
New Glasgow
---
22 days
New Glasgow
36 days
46 days
Sydney
---
33 days
Sydney
---
18 days
Sydney
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---
Sydney
---
35 days
Sydney
34 days
65 days
Sydney
---
107 days
Truro
---
55 days
Truro
---
28 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
35 days
27 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
---
30 days
Yarmouth
88 days
17 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
---
22 days
Amherst
23 days
19 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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---
Antigonish
28 days
22 days
Antigonish
---
27 days
Antigonish
---
24 days
Bridgewater
37 days
30 days
Bridgewater
13 days
22 days
Bridgewater
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---
Bridgewater
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27 days
Dartmouth
11 days
16 days
Dartmouth
25 days
13 days
Dartmouth
31 days
---
Dartmouth
41 days
26 days
Dartmouth
---
20 days
Halifax
14 days
15 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
16 days
28 days
Halifax
22 days
21 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
14 days
19 days
Halifax
---
29 days
Halifax
22 days
23 days
Halifax
11 days
10 days
Kentville
6 days
21 days
Kentville
18 days
44 days
Kentville
---
35 days
Kentville
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---
Kentville
37 days
52 days
New Glasgow
---
18 days
New Glasgow
16 days
20 days
Sydney
---
24 days
Sydney
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16 days
Sydney
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Sydney
---
17 days
Sydney
15 days
22 days
Sydney
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29 days
Truro
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38 days
Truro
---
24 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
11 days
14 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
---
22 days
Yarmouth
29 days
9 days

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