Author Archives: bergen

22 Jun
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Bergen Imaging Center Radiologists to be Featured on Superdoctors.com

When doctors recommend doctors, they choose ours. For the fifth year in a row, the doctors who care for you at Bergen Imaging Center have been rated among the area’s top radiologists by a blue ribbon panel of their peers. Both ...

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14 Jun
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Breast Health in Your 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s

Your breasts in your 30’s  While your breasts may not be as firm and pert as they were in your 20’s, most women still have good tone and elasticity.  That said, giving birth takes its toll. During pregnancy, your breasts grow, only to ...

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Mammogram Callback
24 May
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When You’re Called Back After a Mammogram…

While callbacks after a screening mammogram are relatively uncommon, they do happen. The American Cancer Society estimates that 10 percent of women who undergo the procedure will receive a callback for further testing. Less than 10 percent of that group ...

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Breast Cancer Myths
05 May
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Breast Cancer Myths – Part 3

Wearing underwire bras can cause breast cancer. Somewhere online, maybe in a forum, someone theorized that wearing underwire bras increases your risk of developing breast cancer because they compress the breasts, allowing toxins to build up.  Luckily, this is another ...

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Breast Cancer Myths
01 Apr
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Breast Cancer Myths – Part 2

Breast implants increase cancer risk. Women with breast implants do not have a higher risk of developing breast cancer. However, standard mammograms do not always work in women with implants, so additional X-rays may be required to detect abnormalities.   ...

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Breast Cancer Myths
15 Mar
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Breast Cancer Myths – Part 1

4 Popular Breast Cancer Myths Busted The days of trekking to your local library in search of encyclopedic truth are dead and buried in the 90’s. The internet is abuzz with information about everything, especially when it comes to breast ...

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GE Prodigy NJ
16 Feb
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DXA: The Gold Standard for Body Composition Analysis

Your bathroom scale doesn’t tell the whole story about your weight. It cannot distinguish between your body’s bone mass, lean mass, and fat mass. Neither does body-mass index (BMI) – the widely-used, but controversial formula, derived from dividing a person’s ...

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3D Mammography NJ
09 Jan
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The Advantages of 3D Mammography

Breast tomosynthesis, more commonly known as 3D mammography, looks and feels a lot like a traditional mammogram. It is performed in conjunction with your 2D mammogram, and does not require additional time or compression of the breasts. * However, instead ...

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BIC News
02 Dec
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Horizon BCBSNJ launches education effort on the OMNIA Health Alliance

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has launched an educational campaign to increase understanding among consumers, employers, and brokers about how the OMNIA Health Alliance will benefit all New Jersey residents by accelerating the move from traditional, fee-for-service ...

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BIC News
15 Nov
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Breast Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate

For decades breast cancer was more prevalent among white women than black women, but a new study shows that in 2012 those rates converged. The research, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, found that not only are black ...

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