Jennifer B. Lucas, M.D.

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Dr. Jennifer Lucas is a practitioner of Oncology and Hematology at Marin Specialty Care in Greenbrae , CA . Her primary focus is treating patients with breast and hematologic malignancies, serving as a navigator through the complexity of patients’ needs and using the latest multi-disciplinary clinical approaches. She believes in partnering with her patients, and evaluating the whole person in determining best treatment approaches.

Dr. Lucas graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Biology. She earned her Medical Degree at Georgetown University and completed her Internship and Residency there as well. During her residency training she was honored as the Outstanding Clinic Resident and also received the Darcy Blair Memorial Award which recognizes the senior resident who best exemplifies the qualities of compassion and empathy for patients with serious illnesses. She chose Stanford University for her Fellowship in Medical Oncology primarily focusing on clinical research using novel antibody approaches in the treatment of lymphomas. During her tenure she was the recipient of a Lymphoma Research Grant.

Dr. Lucas has continued clinical research at Marin Specialty Care where she has participated in innumerable clinical trials advancing knowledge in numerous malignant diseases. Dr. Lucas continues as an active investigator in national cooperative group and pharmaceutical trials, and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the Marin Medical Society, and the Association of Northern California Oncologists. During her professional career in Marin she has received numerous awards and recognition including the Rosetta Medical Award in 2005 presented by the Lymphoma Research Foundation and the Honor Thy Healer Award in 2012 by the Zero Breast Cancer Organization.

A native of Marin County, Dr. Lucas is an athlete by nature, and enjoys a range of outdoor activities with her children, family and friends. She credits her patients with teaching her how to live life to the fullest. She is currently training for a trek in Nepal (September 2013) representing and fundraising for the Breast Cancer Fund in support of eliminating environmental causes of breast cancer. She will be carrying a prayer flag for all her patients whom have been affected by cancer.