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B.C. government sends patients to U.S. while fighting private options in B.C.
The total wait between referral to treatment for oncology in B.C. is now about twice as long as the Canadian average.

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Courts deal another blow to B.C. patients waiting for health care

Patients in the province could expect to wait 25.8 weeks (on average) between a specialist referral and receipt of treatment.

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In 2016, B.C. patients waited 25.2 weeks for medically necessary treatment after referral from a GP.