Category Archives: BIC Article

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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3D Mammography NJ
15 Jun
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3D Mammography NJ: Benefits of Digital Tomosynthesis

Digital breast tomosynthesis, more commonly referred to as 3D mammography, is a potentially lifesaving procedure that makes it easier for doctors to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. During a 3D mammogram, multiple low dose X-ray images known as ...

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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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