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Mammography Reduces Risk for Fatal Breast Cancers
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Mammography Reduces Risk for Fatal Breast Cancers

If your New Year’s resolution was to prioritize your health in 2021 you should start by scheduling your mammogram. New research confirmed, once again, that mammography saves lives. We’ve known for a long time that mammography screening catches breast cancer in its earliest stages while its still treatable.  However, there was some debate on whether...

Breast Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate: Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ
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Breast Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate: Breast Cancer Diagnosis NJ

Originally published in November 2015 as “Breast Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate” – updated December 2020 Breast Cancer doesn’t care about your race, sex, age, socio-economic status. You can receive a breast cancer diagnosis even if you lead a healthy lifestyle; it doesn’t discriminate.  That said, some groups of women (and men) are more likely than others...

Women’s Imaging Center, NJ: Bergen Imaging Center
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Women’s Imaging Center, NJ: Bergen Imaging Center

One of the benefits of scheduling an appointment at Bergen, a women’s imaging center in Englewood, NJ, is that we are a privately owned facility and not associated with any hospital.  When it comes to insurance billing you’ll generally pay less out-of-pocket for an outpatient visit than an in-patient visit.  That’s because hospital affiliated imaging...

Breast Health: More Than Just Mammograms
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Breast Health: More Than Just Mammograms

When it comes to staying abreast of your breast health, regular mammograms are lifesavers, detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages when it’s highly treatable.   That said – mammograms can’t prevent cancer.  While there is still no known way to prevent the disease – research indicates that maintaining good health overall lowers your risk. For...