Author Archives: bergen

15 Feb
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Breast Biopsy Preference May be Linked to Overestimation of Breast Cancer Risk

According to a recent survey study by Dr. Lars Grimm of Duke University School of Medicine, some women prefer an immediate breast biopsy to follow-up imaging. The findings suggest that women who believe there’s any chance that they have breast ...

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22 Jan
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Is 3D Mammography Really Better Than 2D?

The purported benefits of 3D mammography include everything from higher breast cancer detection rates to lower patient recall rates. But in a hype driven world, is the technology behind digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) really superior to traditional mammography? Benefits of ...

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20 Dec
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Study: 3D Mammography Better Identifies Smaller Cancer than 2D Mammography

A recent study conducted by Yale researchers, and presented at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago, found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), more commonly referred to as 3D mammography, identifies smaller breast cancer than traditional 2D screening mammograms. While previous ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month NJ
06 Nov
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Can I Lower my Risk?

While there are many risk factors for breast cancer that are out of our hands, it’s comforting to know that there are some we can control. Doesn’t it feel like Breast Cancer Awareness Month flew by? We were just preparing ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
04 Oct
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: We’ve Come a Long Way

The beginning of breast cancer awareness month was marked with sad news. VEEP actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recently announced that she has breast cancer. “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” she shared via Twitter. “The good ...

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21 Sep
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Personal

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 approaches, it’s time to reflect on your breast health. For those of us who have suffered through the hell of breast cancer – whether experiencing it firsthand, or supporting a loved one – we ...

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Breast Cancer Screening NJ
08 Sep
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How Early Should You Be Screened For Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer Awareness: How Early Should You Be Screened For Breast Cancer?  New research suggests that annual mammograms – starting at age 40 – reduce death rates by 40 percent. These findings are significant, and timely, as Breast Cancer Awareness ...

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Bergen NJ Top Docs
31 Aug
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Christopher L. Petti, M.D., Named to NJ Top Docs

Bergen Imaging Center Medical Director, Christopher L. Petti, M.D., Awarded Prestigious NJ Top Docs Designation To paraphrase NJ Top Docs, Christopher L. Petti, M.D., is a great physician by choice, not by chance. Bergen Imaging Center is proud to announce ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness
15 Aug
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Breast Cancer Awareness: It’s a Lifestyle  

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime –that’s roughly 12.4 percent of the female population of the United States – yet we only set aside one month of the year dedicated to educating and ...

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17 Jul
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Breast Biopsy Guide: What to Expect During Your Ultrasound Guided Biopsy

If your doctor finds a lump, bump, or other abnormality on your mammogram, he or she will most likely refer you to a local women’s imaging center for a breast biopsy. While fear and anxiety are natural reactions, rest assured ...

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