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Is 3D Mammography Really Better Than 2D?
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Is 3D Mammography Really Better Than 2D?

The purported benefits of 3D mammography include everything from higher breast cancer detection rates to lower patient recall rates. But in a hype driven world, is the technology behind digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) really superior to traditional mammography? Benefits of 3D Mammography While 2D mammograms produce ‘flat’ images, 3D mammograms can ‘see through’ even dense...

Study: 3D Mammography Better Identifies Smaller Cancer than 2D Mammography
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Study: 3D Mammography Better Identifies Smaller Cancer than 2D Mammography

A recent study conducted by Yale researchers, and presented at the RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago, found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), more commonly referred to as 3D mammography, identifies smaller breast cancer than traditional 2D screening mammograms. While previous research has demonstrated that 3D mammography results in higher breast cancer detection rates and fewer...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: We’ve Come a Long Way
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: We’ve Come a Long Way

The beginning of breast cancer awareness month was marked with sad news. VEEP actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recently announced that she has breast cancer. “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” she shared via Twitter. “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Personal
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Personal

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 approaches, it’s time to reflect on your breast health. For those of us who have suffered through the hell of breast cancer – whether experiencing it firsthand, or supporting a loved one – we know that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about so more than a pink ribbon. What...

How Early Should You Be Screened For Breast Cancer?
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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 Month in October quickly approaches. This article is part of Bergen Imaging Center’s breast cancer...

Christopher L. Petti, M.D., Named to NJ Top Docs
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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 that our very own medical director, Christopher L. Petti, M.D., was recently named a Top...

Breast Cancer Awareness: It’s a Lifestyle  
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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 fundraising for the potentially devastating illness. At Bergen Imaging Center we believe that breast cancer...

3D Mammography NJ: Benefits of Digital Tomosynthesis
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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 “slices” of the breast are acquired at different angles. 3D mammography allows radiologists to see...