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 ?
100 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
62 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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43 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
44 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
48 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
77 days
62 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
93 days
41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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62 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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24 days

50%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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34 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
24 days
24 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
10 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
17 days
28 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
29 days
25 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
22 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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44 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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15 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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17 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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18 days
Truro
48 days
43 days
Truro
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Truro
50 days
37 days
Truro
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Truro
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58 days
Sydney
50 days
42 days
Sydney
83 days
125 days
Sydney
27 days
38 days
Sydney
27 days
44 days
Sydney
47 days
22 days
North Sydney
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22 days
New Glasgow
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40 days
New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
168 days
36 days
Kentville
141 days
51 days
Kentville
16 days
59 days
Kentville
63 days
37 days
Kentville
35 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
49 days
52 days
Halifax
---
92 days
Halifax
27 days
41 days
Halifax
26 days
---
Halifax
69 days
60 days
Halifax
83 days
55 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
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40 days
Dartmouth
93 days
97 days
Dartmouth
55 days
56 days
Dartmouth
28 days
52 days
Dartmouth
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32 days
Dartmouth
29 days
28 days
Bridgewater
93 days
30 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
68 days
29 days
Bridgewater
28 days
34 days
Antigonish
100 days
53 days
Amherst
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Amherst
45 days
24 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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12 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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6 days
Truro
17 days
35 days
Truro
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Truro
31 days
27 days
Truro
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Truro
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35 days
Sydney
32 days
21 days
Sydney
14 days
30 days
Sydney
20 days
21 days
Sydney
12 days
32 days
Sydney
35 days
21 days
North Sydney
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12 days
New Glasgow
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27 days
New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
23 days
30 days
Kentville
27 days
37 days
Kentville
12 days
42 days
Kentville
24 days
24 days
Kentville
9 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
17 days
26 days
Halifax
---
42 days
Halifax
15 days
19 days
Halifax
8 days
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Halifax
22 days
33 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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26 days
Dartmouth
26 days
30 days
Dartmouth
24 days
27 days
Dartmouth
15 days
29 days
Dartmouth
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25 days
Dartmouth
12 days
14 days
Bridgewater
30 days
21 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Bridgewater
15 days
15 days
Antigonish
26 days
30 days
Amherst
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Amherst
16 days
15 days

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