Richard Lee was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated AOA with MD and PhD (molecular biology) degrees at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After completing internal medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), he completed the hematology and oncology fellowship at the combined Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Care program, in Boston, MA. His post-doctoral research at MIT was on animal models of metastasis. He joined the medical oncology staff at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2007 and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research has been on biomarkers in genitourinary malignancies as well as clinical trials. Dr. Lee has served on the NCCN Prostate Cancer Guidelines Panel (2010-2018), including 2 years as Vice-Chair (2017-2018). He has received grant funding from the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Conquer Cancer Foundation, and Department of Defense.