The Breast Cancer Screening process flow informs about the different steps in the screening process.
Step 1: Invitation & Intake
Women age 50-75 will receive an invitation letter to participate in the breast cancer screening program. The participant will be invited for an intake at the Public Health and Prevention Clinic (PHPC). During intake the participant will receive an information folder and letter and will have to sign an informed consent. It is necessary for the participant to bring a passport and ID card to the appointment. The participant will be provided with the date of screening at Sint Maarten Medical Center.
Step 2: Day of Screening
On the day of screening the participant has to be at the airport at 08:00 AM and brings the screening letter, passport and ID card. After check-in the participant will be transported to Sint Maarten by charter flight. After arrival on Sint Maarten a taxi will transport the participant to Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC). At SMMC the participant will check-in at the helpdesk/IPO. The participant will have the mammo appointment. After the appointment at 03:00 PM the taxi will transport the participant to the airport for the flight back to Sint Eustatius.
Step 3: Results & Follow
Up PHPC or doctor gives results In case of abnormality there will be a medical referral to SMMC If results are OK, a new invitation after 2 years
Need to reschedule?
Rescheduling intake appointment at Public Health Prevention Clinic at least 1 day in advance
Rescheduling screening appointment at SMMC at least 1 week in advance