James D Brierley, MRCP(UK), FRCR

After training in Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology in England and obtaining MRCP and FRCR, I came for 1 year to Princess Margaret Hospital as a Clinical Fellow in 1991 and continued training in Radiation Oncology obtaining FRCPSC in 1993. I have developed interests and carried out clinical research and publications on the role of radiation in Gastrointestinal as well as Endocrine malignancy and on the staging of patients with cancer.
To evaluate the clinical feature and prognostic factors of thyroid malignancy and ascertain the role of radioactive iodine and external beam radiotherapy in the management of thyroid malignancy.

To determine the various roles of radiation in the definitive and adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal malignancy.

Evaluation of staging systems and prognostic factors in cancer and audit of staging procedures.
Arch Dis Child. 2019 May 17;:
Aktas M, Randhawa G, Brierley J
Arch Dis Child. 2019 May 11;:
Darlington AS, Long-Sutehall T, Randall D, Wakefield C, Robinson V, Brierley J
JAMA Oncol. 2019 Apr 11;:
Kennedy ED, Simunovic M, Jhaveri K, Kirsch R, Brierley J, Drolet S, Brown C, Vos PM, Xiong W, MacLean T, Kanthan S, Stotland P, Raphael S, Chow G, O'Brien CA, Cho C, Streutker C, Wong R, Schmocker S, Liberman S, Reinhold C, Kopek N, Marcus V, Bouchard...
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Feb 27;:
Dawson LA, Winter KA, Katz AW, Schell MC, Brierley J, Chen Y, Kopek N, Crane CH, Willett CG
Lancet Oncol. 2019 Feb;20(2):e103-e111
Piñeros M, Parkin DM, Ward K, Chokunonga E, Ervik M, Farrugia H, Gospodarowicz M, O'Sullivan B, Soerjomataram I, Swaminathan R, Znaor A, Bray F, Brierley J
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2019 Jan 17;:
Bhatla N, Berek JS, Cuello Fredes M, Denny LA, Grenman S, Karunaratne K, Kehoe ST, Konishi I, Olawaiye AB, Prat J, Sankaranarayanan R, Brierley J, Mutch D, Querleu D, Cibula D, Quinn M, Botha H, Sigurd L, Rice L, Ryu HS, Ngan H, Mäenpää J, Andrijono A,...
Curr Oncol. 2018 Dec;25(6):366-370
Natori A, Chan BA, Sim HW, Ma L, Yokom DW, Chen E, Liu G, Darling G, Swallow C, Brar S, Brierley J, Ringash J, Wong R, Kim J, Rogalla P, Hafezi-Bakhtiari S, Conner J, Knox J, Elimova E, Jang RW
Health Rep. 2018 Dec 19;29(12):21-25
Bryan S, Masoud H, Weir HK, Woods R, Lockwood G, Smith L, Brierley J, Gospodarowicz M, Badets N
Int J Cancer. 2018 Dec 10;:
Araghi M, Soerjomataram I, Jenkins M, Brierley J, Morris E, Bray F, Arnold M
Br J Radiol. 2018 Nov 09;:20180746
Shah R, D'Arco F, Soares B, Cooper J, Brierley J



Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Royal College of Physicians, UK

    • Royal College of Radiologists, UK

    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    • Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologist

    • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

    • American Thyroid Association

    • Chair Surveillance Advisory Group, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

    • Member American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)

    • Canadian Representative Member Union for International Cancer Control Cancer (UICC) TNM Prognostic Factors Committee