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.
Br J Radiol. 2018 Nov 09;:20180746
Shah R, D'Arco F, Soares B, Cooper J, Brierley J
Thyroid. 2018 Oct 27;:
Yu CY, Saeed O, Goldberg AS, Farooq S, Fazelzad R, Goldstein DP, Tsang RW, Brierley J, Ezzat S, Thabane L, Goldsmith CH, Sawka AM
Br J Haematol. 2018 Sep 26;:
du Pré P, Brierley J
Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Sep 19;:
Kennedy ED, Borowiec AM, Schmocker S, Cho C, Brierley J, Li S, Victor JC, Baxter NN
Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug 28;:
Bollen JAM, Ten Hoopen R, van der Hoeven MAHBM, Shaw D, Brierley J, Ysebaert D, van Heurn LWE, van Mook WNKA
Psychooncology. 2018 Aug 13;:
Sawka AM, Watt S, Rodin G, Ezzat S, Howell D, Tsang RW, Brierley JD, Krzyzanowska MK, Goldstein D, Li M
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug;19(8S Suppl 1):S72-S78
Griffiths BT, Sebire NJ, Brierley J
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug;19(8S Suppl 1):S26-S32
Nakagawa TA, Shemie SD, Dryden-Palmer K, Parshuram CS, Brierley J
Arch Dis Child. 2018 Jun 05;:
Ray S, Brierley J, Bush A, Fraser J, Halley G, Harrop EJ, Casanueva L
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jul 15;101(4):900-909
Murray LJ, Sykes J, Brierley J, Kim JJ, Wong RKS, Ringash J, Craig T, Velec M, Lindsay P, Knox JJ, Dawson LA



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