Category Archives: Medical News

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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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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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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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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17 Feb
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BMJ Article on Breast Cancer Screening Effectiveness Incredibly Flawed and Misleading

According to the American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging, the recent breast cancer screening article (Miller et al) published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) (1) is an incredibly misleading analysis based on the deeply flawed and ...

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American College of Radiology
21 Aug
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American College of Radiology: Breast Density Screening Recommendations

Click below to read the full article: Breast Density Breast Cancer Screening

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