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May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
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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 to fractures. While it is most common in postmenopausal women, it can also affect men,...

What is DXA Bone Densitometry?
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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 is at risk for fractures. While osteoporosis is most commonly found in post-menopausal women, it...

Bergen’s Breast Cancer Cheat Sheet
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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 it, prevention starts with staying informed. Breast Cancer Risk Factors Age: Your risk increases with...

Breast Self-Awareness Made Easy
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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 found the lump themselves. Almost overnight, the breast self-exams we had come to know and...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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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 the United States, second only to skin cancer? The good news is that mammography technology...

Why Choose Bergen Imaging Center?
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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 take pride in offering a truly personalized experience, and unparalleled excellence in women’s imaging services.   A Patient-centric Experience At Bergen Imaging Center our patients come first. Our state-of-the-art facility is fully staffed with...

Mammography
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Mammography

Mammography plays a critical role in theearly detection of breast cancer because itcan show changes in breast tissue up...

3D Mammography
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3D Mammography

Bergen Imaging Center is the first freestnding women’s imaging center inBergen County to install Senographe...