Publication date 17-05-2023 | 20:09
This is the first monitor on the national program for breast cancer screening (BVOK-BK) in the Caribbean Netherlands. This report is a summary of the key findings from the first year of the BVOK-BK on Bonaire (June 2021–June 2022).
Key findings are:
- In the first year, 995 women took part (945 of whom gave consent to use their data)
- The referral rate in the first year was 3.6%
- The detection rate was 0.4%
- The positive predictive value was 13.8%
Read more about the Population screening programmes in the Caribbean Netherlands