BRCA1 Gene

The BRCA gene test can identify inherited gene mutations that leave carriers with elevated cancer risk. But many women are scared to get the test, because they’re afraid to learn they carry a BRCA mutation. Is ignorance bliss?

Deciding whether or not to get genetic testing to find out your chances of getting cancer is difficult. Many people don't want to know the answer. This is the exact dilemma that Doctors producer Leslie faced.

Brandi Maxiell aka the sassy diva on VH1's 'Basketball Wives LA,' is no stranger to onscreen drama but in a recent health scare, things got very real. In a Doctors exclusive, she came to us for some answers.

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 Doctors uncover your most private health problems, from accidental injuries “down there” to yeast infections under your breasts. Plus, see how breast cancer battle scars are being transformed into beautiful body art. And, Dr. Travis Stork reveals an e