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    Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH

    Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH

    Associate Director, Clinical Research, Breast Oncology, Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers
    Senior Physician

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Breast Oncology
    Early Drug Development Center

    Office phone: 617-632-3800
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    Medical Oncology


    Breast oncology

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Tolaney received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1998 and her medical degree from UC San Francisco in 2002. She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, and fellowships in hematology and medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She obtained a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2007.

    In 2008, she joined the staff of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator in the Breast Oncology Center. Her research focuses on the development of novel therapies in the treatment of breast cancer.


    Board Certification
    Internal Medicine
    Medical Oncology

    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Hematology & Oncology

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

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