Service/Procedure Summary

In this cancer TR a beam of high-energy x-rays is targeted at the cancer site from a machine outside the body. The beam destroys the cancer cells while sparing the surrounding normal tissues. No radioactive sources are placed inside the patient's body.

Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
28 days
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Wait Times

90%

Type Facility Wait Time
Total
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
Total
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
Breast
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
27 days
Breast
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
Colorectal
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
Colorectal
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
32 days
Lung
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
18 days
Lung
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
26 days
Prostate
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
Prostate
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
36 days
All Other
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
20 days
All Other
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days

50%

Type Facility Wait Time
Total
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
Total
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
Breast
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
15 days
Breast
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
Colorectal
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
7 days
Colorectal
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
15 days
Lung
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
Lung
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
Prostate
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
8 days
Prostate
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
All Other
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
All Other
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days

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