Dr. Sara Michell Tolaney MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Sara Tolaney is a medical oncologist in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Tolaney accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 75 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 96 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Hematologic

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2005

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2005 - 2008

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Preclinical activity profile and therapeutic efficacy of the HSP90 inhibitor ganetespib in triple-negative breast cancer.
Proia, D. A.,Zhang, C.,Sequeira, M.,Jimenez, J. P.,He, S.,Spector, N.,Shapiro, G. I.,Tolaney, S.,Nagai, M.,Acquaviva, J.,Smith, D. L.,Sang, J.,Bates, R. C.,El-Hariry, I.

New HER2-positive targeting agents in clinical practice.
Tolaney, S.

A phase II study of preoperative capecitabine in women with operable hormone receptor positive breast cancer.
Tolaney, S. M.,Jeong, J.,Guo, H.,Brock, J.,Morganstern, D.,Come, S. E.,Golshan, M.,Bellon, J.,Winer, E. P.,Krop, I. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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