Monica Dandona Desai, MD

Second-year Fellow (transferred in July 2012)

Co-Chief Fellow (July 2013 to June 2014)


BA, Rice University, Houston, TX
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Fellowship (2011-2012), University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Clinical disease focus
General hematology and oncology
Research Disease Focus
General hematology and oncology
Type of Research
Publications Related to Oncology or Hematology
Desai MD, Saroya BS, Lockhart AC. Investigational therapies targeting the ErbB (EGFR, HER2, HER3, HER4) family in GI cancers. Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2013; 22(3): 341-56. [PMID: 23316969]
Dandona M, Linehan DC, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Gao F, Wang-Gillam A. Influence of obesity and other risk factors on survival outcomes in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer. Pancreas 2011; 40(6): 931-7. [PMID: 21747317]
Dandona M, Gao F, Linehan DC, Wang-Gillam A. Re: ABO Blood Group and the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 2010; 102(2): 135-7. [PMID: 20019335]
Subramanian J, Madadi A, Dandona M, Williams K, Morgensztern D, Govindan R. Review of Ongoing Clinical Trials in Non Small Cell Lung Cancer: a status report for 2009 from the ClinicalTrials.gov website. J Thorac Oncol 2010; 5(8): 1116-9. [PMID: 20592626]
Dandona MA, Morgensztern D, Auethevekiat V, Adkins D, Thorstad W, Nussenbaum B, Zhang Q, Kuperman DI. Survival for Nasopharyngeal Cancer Presenting With Metastatic Disease. J Clin Oncol 2009; 15S(27): e17004