Breast cancer

Average time for a breast cancer patient to access treatment once a referral has arrived at the Cancer Center.

Year 2019
​June ​2,1 weeks
​May ​2,0 weeks
​April ​2.1 weeks
​March ​2.0 weeks
​February ​2.0 weeks
​January 1.7 weeks

 
Year 2018 ​
​December ​1.6 weeks
​November ​1.9 weeks​
​October 1.9 weeks​
​September ​1.9 weeks
​August ​1.9 weeks
​July ​2.0 weeks
​June ​2.0 weeks
​May ​1.9 weeks
​April ​1.7 weeks
​March ​1.9 weeks
​February ​1.9 weeks
January 1.6 weeks

Patients needing emergency care receive treatment within few days, and if necessary, on the same day.

Following a breast cancer operation, drug therapies or radiation therapy can usually be commenced in three to four weeks, or once the surgical wounds have healed.