Author Archives: bergen

15 Jan
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Debunking Mammography Misinformation: Risks & Benefits of Mammograms – Part 2

The benefits of mammography almost always outweigh the risks. In part two of our ‘Debunking Mammography Misinformation’ series, the radiologists weigh in. Q: My doctor said I have dense breasts, will this increase my risk of getting breast cancer? A: ...

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15 Dec
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Debunking Mammography Misinformation: Risks & Benefits of Mammograms – Part 1

Honest answers from radiologists on the risks and benefits of mammography. Q: Does getting a mammogram every year really help? A: Regular mammography use has reduced breast cancer by nearly 40 percent since screening began in the mid 1980’s. But ...

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15 Nov
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Life After Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Take Action Every Day to Lower Your Risk

Just because Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018 is over doesn’t mean that active awareness should end. Before BCAM, we acknowledged that passive ‘awareness’ – such as retweeting a breast cancer statistic – doesn’t do much to help the cause  – ...

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01 Oct
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Mindful Approach to Breast Health

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take time out to love and celebrate your breasts by living mindfully.  Instead of focusing on negative breast cancer statistics, focus only on the factors you can control right now.    Eat the rainbow – And ...

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15 Sep
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Beyond the Pink: Make Breast Cancer Awareness Month Meaningful (Again)

While the idea behind breast cancer awareness month (October 2018) is to support and remember those who have battled, or been affected by the devastating disease, the sentiment often gets buried beneath an avalanche of  pink ribbons. An estimated 266,120 ...

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15 Aug
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Eating These Vegetables May Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer research indicates that a healthy diet – rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, chicken, and fish – likely reduces breast cancer risk, while a diet high in fat and processed foods may increase the risk. However, most ...

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3D Mammography Services
20 Jul
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“Should I upgrade to a 3D Mammogram at My Next Appointment?”

Find out if 3D mammograms are right for you. Every year, nearly 41,000 women die from breast cancer. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death in women, behind lung cancer. While we still don’t know how to prevent it, ...

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20 Jun
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis, NJ:  Breast Cancer Survivors May Be Skipping Out on Mammograms

A recent study suggests that breast cancer survivors aren’t getting regular follow-up mammograms – even when their insurance covers the procedure. Most doctors recommend that women undergo frequent mammograms after surviving a breast cancer diagnosis in order to detect disease ...

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ
15 May
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ: What are the Warning Signs?

By staying on top of your breast health, and going in for regular mammograms, you can potentially avoid a late stage breast cancer diagnosis. As we all know—mammograms save lives by detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages—when it’s still ...

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ
10 Apr
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ: How is breast cancer diagnosed?

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed type of cancer, and second leading cause of cancer death among women in New Jersey. As scary as that sounds, know that a breast cancer diagnosis isn’t a death sentence – especially if ...

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