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System Performance

Time to First Cancer Surgical Appointment


This is how long patients waited from the surgeon or central intake centre receiving the referral from the patient's family doctor, to the patient's first cancer surgical appointment.

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FOR PATIENTS

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Provincial × Surgery

Patients with emergency conditions (Priority 1) are seen immediately. They are not included in wait times data shown here. Patients' priorities are assigned by their surgeons. The wait time is displayed for the larger health organization to which a hospital belongs. Even if a procedure is not offered at a selected hospital, data will appear for the larger health organization.

Learn about priority levels and target times.

APRIL 2018 to JUNE 2018
All Patients Combined:

91%of patients were seen within the target time

Priority 4 Patients:

Patients who should be seen within a target time of 35 days

Waited on average

14Days

95% of patients were seen within target time
Priority 3 Patients:

Patients who should be seen within a target time of 21 days

Waited on average

10Days

92% of patients were seen within target time
Priority 2 Patients:

Patients who should be seen within a target time of 10 days

Waited on average

8Days

73% of patients were seen within target time

SEARCH RESULTS:

Provincial × Surgery

Compare results across hospitals for the priority level with the most patients:

For this surgery, most patients are categorized as Priority 3. Hospitals with no data available will not appear in the comparison table. Learn why some data is not available.

Hospital name Average (Days)
Ontario 10
Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital 3
Lakeridge Health 5
Grand River Hospital Corporation 5
St. Mary's General Hospital 5
Markham Stouffville Hospital 6
North York General Hospital 6
The Scarborough Hospital 6
Halton Healthcare Services Corporation 6
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre 6
Queensway Carleton Hospital 7
Quinte Healthcare Corporation 7
The Ottawa Hospital 7
London Health Sciences Centre 7
Joseph Brant Hospital 7
University Health Network 7
Sinai Health System 7
William Osler Health System 8
North Bay Regional Health Centre 8
Bluewater Health 8
Humber River Hospital 9
Stratford General Hospital 9
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation 9
Cambridge Memorial Hospital 9
Mackenzie Health 9
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance: Public General Hospital Society Of Chatham 9
Southlake Regional Health Centre 10
Peterborough Regional Health Centre 10
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital 10
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre 10
Windsor Regional Hospital 10
Erie Shores Healthcare 11
St. Joseph's Health Care System Hamilton 12
Trillium Health Partners 12
Timmins And District General Hospital 12
Hopital Montfort 13
Niagara Health System 13
Sault Area Hospital 13
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 13
Toronto East Health Network 13
Guelph General Hospital 13
Rouge Valley Health System 14
Brant Community Healthcare System 14
Women's College Hospital 14
Kingston Health Sciences Centre 14
Health Sciences North 18
St. Joseph's Health Care London 18
Winchester District Memorial Hospital 20


Percentage of patients who had their appointment with surgeon within a target time frame following a referral, in Ontario, 2016Q2 to 2018Q1
2016Q22016Q32016Q42017Q12017Q22017Q32017Q42018Q102040608010092.092.094.094.094.094.093.093.092.092.092.092.093.093.091.091.0Fiscal quartersPercent
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0
Ontario
2016Q2 92.0
2016Q3 94.0
2016Q4 94.0
2017Q1 93.0
2017Q2 92.0
2017Q3 92.0
2017Q4 93.0
2018Q1 91.0

Q1: April-June, Q2: July-September, Q3: October-December, Q4: January-March
TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Data source: Wait Time Information System™ (WTIS™), Cancer Care Ontario. Data does not include patients who did not have the surgery after their first cancer surgical appointment. For more information, please visit the Indicator Library for the technical description of average time, volume, and percentage within target.

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