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 50% of people served within? 17days

Wait times

50%

Type Facility Wait Time
All Other Cape Breton Regional Hospital 9
days
Colorectal Cape Breton Regional Hospital 14
days
Total Cape Breton Regional Hospital 17
days
All Other QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 17
days
Colorectal QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 19
days
Lung Cape Breton Regional Hospital 21
days
Breast Cape Breton Regional Hospital 21
days
Total QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 21
days
Lung QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 22
days
Prostate Cape Breton Regional Hospital 24
days
Breast QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 27
days
Prostate QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 30
days

90%

Type Facility Wait Time
Colorectal Cape Breton Regional Hospital 20
days
All Other Cape Breton Regional Hospital 22
days
Lung Cape Breton Regional Hospital 27
days
Colorectal QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 33
days
Total Cape Breton Regional Hospital 34
days
All Other QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 36
days
Lung QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 40
days
Breast Cape Breton Regional Hospital 42
days
Total QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 42
days
Prostate Cape Breton Regional Hospital 43
days
Breast QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 43
days
Prostate QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 50
days

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.