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Breast Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate
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Breast Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate

For decades breast cancer was more prevalent among white women than black women, but a new study shows that in 2012 those rates converged. The research, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, found that not only are black women just as likely to develop the disease, they are 42 percent more likely to...

Breast Health and Aging
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Breast Health and Aging

As women the woes of aging are many – especially when it comes to our breasts. Gravity wreaks havoc on our physiques – and our previously firm, taut, and pert lady parts fall prey to its evil forces. Yet these aesthetic injustices pale in comparison to what goes on inside our bodies. As we age...

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 were the first facility dedicated to mammography in the state, and the first to offer digital mammography in Bergen County. We are also the first freestanding imaging center in Bergen County to install Senoclaire*,...

Can foods lower your risk of breast cancer?
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Can foods lower your risk of breast cancer?

The short answer is no. There is nothing you can eat that will cure or prevent breast cancer. However, maintaining a healthy diet and healthy body weight boosts your immune system, keeping your health at optimal levels, and in this sense lowering your risk of developing the disease. Research on diet and breast cancer is...

Tomosynthesis May Be the Key to Early Breast Cancer Detection
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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 in a 41 percent increase in the detection of potentially lethal cancers and a 15...

Five Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer
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Five Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Five Ways to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer Have you ever wondered what you could do to lower your risk of developing breast cancer? While genetics play an important role, there are also a number of lifestyle choices you can make to reduce your risk of developing the disease. Risk Factor:  Being overweight What...

Office-based Services vs Outpatient Hospital or Facility Service…  Be An Informed Patient
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Office-based Services vs Outpatient Hospital or Facility Service… Be An Informed Patient

Where are you receiving your health care? Office-based services versus outpatient hospital or facility services Where you receive your health care services may impact your out-of-pocket costs. Generally, you will pay less out of pocket for services performed in your doctor’s office. However, your doctor’s or other health care professional’s address may look like an...

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