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Arlene Sussman, MD

Medical Director, Breast Imaging. Dr. Sussman heads vRad breast imaging services, striving to make high quality diagnostic expertise accessible everywhere – from large urban to remote rural communities. Recognizing a lack of medical research specific to women, she chose her specialty to better represent them and to help advance the understanding of women’s health issues. Dr. Sussman is a frequent contributor to news organizations – from trade journals to CNN – where she advocates for breast health education and promotes the life-saving potential of regular mammograms.

Why radiologists must continue to think pink

I love to watch the colors change in October, when pink is in full display during Breast Cancer Awareness month. With each hot-pink scarf, T-shirt and pair of football cleats I see, I’m reminded of the vital role radiologists have played – and continue to play – in combatting this disease.

Live Video Diagnostics | A New Connecting Point for Doctors, Patients in Fight Against Breast Cancer

At the foundation of everything we do at vRad is the goal of helping our clients provide the highest level of patient care regardless of the time and location.

When it comes to breast imaging, we’ve used telemammography for years to open doors for patients without previous access to mammography fellows and specialists. It’s not hyperbole to call it a life-saving development in patient care.

Knowledge is Power | BRCA Gene Testing for Breast Cancer

Genetic testing empowers women in the fight against breast cancer.

One in eight women will develop breast cancer.