Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Prostate Cancer Surgery

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Benchmark

No benchmark established

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 or older*Includes all cancer surgeries for proven and suspected cases*Includes all cancer surgery for new and recurrent/metastatic cancers*Excludes biopsies as the sole procedure*Excludes patient unavailable days*Excludes patients on neo-adjuvant therapy*Excludes emergency cases

Definition

The number of days that patients waited between the booking date and the date of cancer surgery. Booking date is when the patient and the appropriate physician agree to a service, and the patient is ready to receive it.

Exceptions

*Biopsies as the sole procedure are not excluded. *Patient unavailable days are not excluded. *Patients on neo-adjuvant therapy are not excluded

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

633

567

546

50/90th Percentile

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