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  • Breast
  • Palliative cancer care
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Skin


Professor Peter Barrett-Lee is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Professor of Oncology in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University and lead specialist in breast cancer and skin cancer at Velindre NHS Trust and the University of Wales.

Professor Peter Barrett-Lee was Medical Registrar at Mayday Hospital, Croydon and gained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1985. He gained his Doctorate of Medicine Thesis in the laboratory of the Medical Breast unit at St George’s Hospital, London under the supervision of Professor R Charles Coombes. He trained for 5 years in both radiotherapy and medical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists. He then worked at the Meyerstein Institute of Clinical Oncology at UCL Hospitals London on several clinical trials of new hormones and chemotherapy that have now become standard treatments.

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Proton Beam Therapy

This consultant has received training from the Rutherford Cancer Centres in the delivery of proton beam therapy. The programme, Proton Therapy Clinical Education, in conjunction with The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and IBA, the leading proton beam therapy solutions manufacturer, involves oncologists gaining practical experience in Penn’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center – one of the world’s leading centres of proton therapy research and expertise.


Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of London
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


  1. Professor Peter Barrett-Lee does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Professor Peter Barrett-Lee does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Professor Peter Barrett-Lee does hold a paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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