Angelina Jolie’s Breast Surgeon; Reduce Breast Cancer Risks; Designer Babies

Should You Get Tested for BRCA?

Surgical breast specialist Dr. Kristi Funk explains who should get tested for BRCA gene mutation, and how much the test will cost. "I've had many women be terrified to find out the results. I've never had one say,'Wow, I wish I didn't know I had this...

The Angelina Effect

Angelina Jolie's announcement that she decided to undergo a double mastectomy after discovering she carried a BRCA gene mutation led millions of women to take a strong look at their family history and take action — a phenomenon called "The Angelina...

BRCA Test Results

Sisters Tara, Jenny and Shannon watched their mother and two aunts battle breast cancer at the same time, and ultimately lost their mother to the disease. They put off getting tested for the BRCA mutation for six years, living in anxiety and denial...

Next Generation Sequencing Explained

Fertility specialist Dr. Michael Glassner joins the show to explain Next Generation Sequencing, a genetic test to determine whether an embryo is healthy and can be carried to full term. Hear how it works.

Facing Your Cancer Fears

Sisters Tara, Jenny and Shannon watched their mother and two aunts battle breast cancer at the same time, and ultimately losing their mother. They decide to get tested for the BRCA gene mutation and join The Doctors to find out the results.

BRCA Carriers Share Their Stories

BRCA mutation carriers have a highly elevated cancer risk, particularly for breast and ovarian cancer. The mutation affects both men and women, leaving carriers with the difficult decision between surveillance or removing the organs at risk. Here why...

Debating Embryonic Genetic Testing Part One

New genetic tests, including Next Generation Sequencing, can radically improve the odds of a healthy, full term pregnancy … but where do we draw the line? The Doctors debate the pros, cons and ethical considerations of embryonic genetic testing.