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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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3D Mammography NJ
28 Oct
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Breast Health and Aging

As women the woes of aging are many – especially when it comes to our breasts. Gravity wreaks havoc on our physiques – and our previously firm, taut, and pert lady parts fall prey to its evil forces. Yet these ...

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BIC News
11 Aug
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Why Choose Bergen Imaging Center?

For over 30 years Bergen Imaging Center has provided the highest standard of care to the women of Bergen County. We were the first facility dedicated to mammography in the state, and the first to offer digital mammography in Bergen ...

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