Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Lung 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

No Exceptions

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

1305

1245

1306

50/90th Percentile

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62
22
59
22
63