JENNIFER B. LUCAS, MD
Medical Oncologist - Marin Specialty Care Marin General Hospital
A Marin native, Dr. Lucas became interested in cancer care during her medical residency at Georgetown University, and completed her fellowship in medical oncology at Stanford University. Formerly a competitive college athlete, Dr. Lucas brings the perspectives of team leader, physician and clinical researcher to her breast cancer patients, assuring them the best care possible and the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. Current and former patients describe Jennifer Lucas as a professional who skillfully embodies the science and art of medicine, who empowers each of her patients to move through the physical and emotional demands of treatment and survivorship, and "one of the most inspiring doctors in my life!" Her ability to connect makes each patient feel personally valued. Her peers consider Dr. Lucas as, "the kind of physician one encounters only rarely," and one who makes treatment recommendations with her patient's best interests in mind. She is a respected expert in the oncology community and a valued contributor to the Breast Cancer Tumor Board.
As one who enjoys a range of outdoor pursuits and promotes the benefits of physical activity, Dr. Lucas credits her patients with teaching her to cherish each day and live life to the fullest.