Lucy Brazil is a Consultant Oncologist who has been with Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals since 2005. In 2007, she was awarded an MD for research into breast cancer genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
Dr Brazil trained in oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. Her specialist interests include neuro-oncology particularly high grade glioblastoma multiforme and low grade glioma including oligodendroglioma and spinal tumours and breast cancer including management of brain metastases. Dr Brazil has expertise in radiotherapy both standard conformal and stereotactic techniques and including Cyberknife, Rapid-Arc and IMRT. She also oversees chemotherapy and endocrine treatments.
Dr Brazil is a member of the NCI National Cancer Institute Brain Tumour Clinical Studies Group and the EORTC European Organisation of Research and Treatment of Cancer Brain Tumour Group. She is chief investigator for the CODEL brain tumour study using chemotherapy and radiotherapy for grade 3 gliomas, chairman of the brain-tumour palliative care sub-group and neuro-oncology research lead at Guy's and St Thomas' in addition to being systemic chemotherapy neuro-oncology lead at the hospital.