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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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13 Jul
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Can foods lower your risk of breast cancer?

The short answer is no. There is nothing you can eat that will cure or prevent breast cancer. However, maintaining a healthy diet and healthy body weight boosts your immune system, keeping your health at optimal levels, and in this ...

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19 Jun
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Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Breast Cancer

No family history of breast cancer? You could still be at risk. For 75 percent of women diagnosed with the disease, there was no family history of it. We still don’t know what exactly causes breast cancer, and while genetics ...

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04 Mar
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Tomosynthesis May Be the Key to Early Breast Cancer Detection

New research suggests that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3D mammography may be the key to advancement in the early detection of breast cancer. A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), or 3D mammography resulted ...

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10 Nov
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Five Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Five Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer Have you ever wondered what you could do to lower your risk of developing breast cancer? While genetics play an important role, there are also a number of lifestyle choices you ...

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20 Oct
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Make your Appointment Today

Did you know that breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women in the United States, second only to skin cancer? The good news is that mammography technology has reduced breast cancer mortality in the United States by ...

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