Category Archives: BIC Article

02 May
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May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

Did you know that May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month? While not nearly as talked about as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s just as important. Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones—reducing bone density, and making them more susceptible ...

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15 Apr
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What is DXA Bone Densitometry?

Bone Mineral Densitometry, more commonly referred to as bone density screening, is a non-invasive diagnostic tool that measures bone density using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) technology. DXA bone densitometry is used to determine if a patient has osteoporosis and ...

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10 Mar
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Advantages of DXA Body Composition Analysis

DXA body composition analysis provides a snapshot of your body’s composition, breaking it down into bone, fat, and lean tissue. You know the saying, ‘a pound of muscle weighs more than a pound of fat’? Well, it’s a myth. A ...

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Bergen’s Breast Cancer Cheat Sheet
08 Feb
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Bergen’s Breast Cancer Cheat Sheet

According to BreastCancer.Org, one in eight women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. That translates to roughly 12 percent of the female population. While it’s impossible to know exactly what causes it and who will develop ...

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Breast Cancer Doctor
06 Jan
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Breast Cancer And You: 4 Questions You Need to Ask Your Doctor

Statistics show that one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. If detected early, the five-year survival rate is more than 92 percent. Talking to your doctor about breast cancer may ...

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12 Dec
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Breast Self-Awareness Made Easy

For years, health professionals advised women to perform tedious, multi-step breast self-exams on a monthly basis. Then, research emerged suggesting that these examinations did little to prevent breast cancer—yet statistics show that 40 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer ...

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28 Sep
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dear Valued Patient, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here again, and there’s no time like the present to schedule your mammogram at Bergen Imaging Center. Did you know that breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women in ...

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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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