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Tanya M. Wildes, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • General oncology
  • Geriatrics
  • Multiple myeloma


  • 314-362-5654 (tel)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Peer-reviewed Manuscripts

  • Undertreatment of Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in the Era of Novel Therapies
    Fakhri B, Fiala MA, Tuchman SA, Wildes TM
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2018 Mar;18(3):219-224
  • Falls in Older Adults With Multiple Myeloma
    Wildes TM, Fiala MA
    Eur J Haematol 2018 Mar;100(3):273-278
  • Correlation of Ki-67 Proliferative Antigen Expression and Tumor Response to Induction Chemotherapy Containing Cell Cycle-Specific Agents in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Chatzkel J, Lewis JS Jr, Ley JC, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay H, Daly M, Jackson R, Rich J, Paniello R, Nussenbaum B, Liu J, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Adkins D
    Head Neck Pathol 2017 Sep;11(3):338-345
  • Emerging Therapies for Multiple Myeloma: Application in Older Adults
    Wildes TM
    J Geriatr Oncol 2017 Nov;8(6):413-416
  • Time to Stop Saying Geriatric Assessment Is Too Time Consuming
    Hamaker ME, Wildes TM, Rostoft S
    J Clin Oncol 2017 Sep 1;35(25):2871-2874
  • Nab-Paclitaxel-Based Induction Chemotherapy With or Without Cetuximab for Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Adkins D, Ley J, Oppelt P, Wildes TM, Gay HA, Daly M, Rich J, Paniello RC, Jackson R, Pipkorn P, Nussenbaum B, Trinkaus K, Thorstad W
    Oral Oncol 2017 Sep;72:26-31
  • Biomarker and Tumor Responses of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma to Trametinib: A Phase II Neoadjuvant Window-Of-Opportunity Clinical Trial
    Uppaluri R, Winkler AE, Lin T, Law JH, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Diaz JA, Michel LP, Wildes T, Dunn GP, Zolkind P, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Adkins DR
    Clin Cancer Res 2017 May 1;23(9):2186-2194
  • Review of Perioperative Falls
    Kronzer VL, Wildes TM, Stark SL, Avidan MS
    Br J Anaesth 2016 Dec;117(6):720-732
  • Clinical Benefit of Nanoparticle Albumin-Bound-Paclitaxel in Recurrent/Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Resistant to Cremophor-Based Paclitaxel or Docetaxel
    Ley J, Wildes TM, Daly K, Oppelt P, Adkins D
    Med Oncol 2017 Feb;34(2):28
  • Racial Disparities in Treatment Use for Multiple Myeloma
    Fiala MA, Wildes TM
    Cancer 2017 May 1;123(9):1590-1596
  • Predictors of Acute Throat or Esophageal Pain During Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer
    Gay HA, Deasy JO, Apte A, Daly MD, Adkins D, Rich JT, Michel L, Wildes T, Dyk PT, Mullen D, Eschen L, Chin RI, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Thorstad WL, Oh JH
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Oct 1;96(2S):E392-E393
  • Nab-Paclitaxel, Cisplatin, and 5-Fluorouracil Followed by Concurrent Cisplatin and Radiation for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Adkins D, Ley J, Michel L, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay HA, Daly M, Rich J, Paniello R, Uppaluri R, Jackson R, Trinkaus K, Nussenbaum B
    Oral Oncol 2016 Oct;61:1-7
  • Effect of Intensive Chemotherapy on Physical, Cognitive, and Emotional Health of Older Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Klepin HD, Tooze JA, Pardee TS, Ellis LR, Berenzon D, Mihalko SL, Danhauer SC, Rao AV, Wildes TM, Williamson JD, Powell BL, Kritchevsky SB
    J Am Geriatr Soc 2016 Oct;64(10):1988-1995
  • Geriatric Assessment Factors Are Associated With Mortality After Hospitalization in Older Adults With Cancer
    Jonna S, Chiang L, Liu J, Carroll MB, Flood K, Wildes TM
    Support Care Cancer 2016 Nov;24(11):4807-13
  • Racial Disparities in the Outcomes of Patients With Stage IV Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Are Mediated by Chemotherapy Utilization
    Atkins JJ, Fiala MA, Wang-Gillam A, Wildes TM
    Pancreas 2016 Aug;45(7):e33-e34
  • Fall-Risk Prediction in Older Adults With Cancer: An Unmet Need
    Wildes TM, Depp B, Colditz G, Stark S
    Support Care Cancer 2016 Sep;24(9):3681-4
  • Phase I Trial of Palbociclib, a Selective Cyclin Dependent Kinase 4/6 Inhibitor, in Combination With Cetuximab in Patients With Recurrent/Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Michel L, Ley J, Wildes TM, Schaffer A, Robinson A, Chun SE, Lee W, Lewis J Jr, Trinkaus K, Adkins D
    Oral Oncol 2016 Jul;58:41-8
  • Geriatric Assessment as Predictors of Hospital Readmission in Older Adults With Cancer
    Chiang LY, Liu J, Flood KL, Carroll MB, Piccirillo JF, Stark S, Wang A, Wildes TM
    J Geriatr Oncol 2015 Jul;6(4):254-61
  • High-Dose Therapy and Autologous Stem Cell Transplant in Older Adults With Multiple Myeloma
    Wildes TM, Finney JD, Fiala M, Gao F, Vij R, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Carson KR, Mikhael J, Colditz G
    Bone Marrow Transplant 2015 Aug;50(8):1075-82
  • Re: Disparities in Utilization of Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
    Fiala MA, Finney JD, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Tomasson MH, DiPersio JF, Vij R, Wildes TM
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2015 Jul;21(7):1153-4
  • Socioeconomic Status Is Independently Associated With Overall Survival in Patients With Multiple Myeloma
    Fiala MA, Finney JD, Liu J, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Tomasson MH, Vij R, Wildes TM
    Leuk Lymphoma 2015 Sep;56(9):2643-9
  • Comparative Effectiveness of Anthracycline-Containing Chemotherapy in United States Veterans Age 80 and Older With Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Carson KR, Riedell P, Lynch R, Nabhan C, Wildes TM, Liu W, Ganti A, Roop R, Sanfilippo KM, O'Brian K, Liu J, Bartlett NL, Cashen A, Wagner-Johnston N, Fehniger TA, Colditz GA
    J Geriatr Oncol 2015 May;6(3):211-8
  • Outcomes of P16 Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treated With Surgery and Adjuvant IMRT
    Gay H, Haughey B, Liu J, Spencer C, Lewis C, Diaz J, Nussenbaum B, Wildes TM, Adkins D, Sinha P, Ferraro D, Thorstad WL
    J Radiat Oncol 2015;4(1):37-46
  • Nab-Paclitaxel-Based Compared to Docetaxel-Based Induction Chemotherapy Regimens for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
    Schell A, Ley J, Wu N, Trinkaus K, Wildes TM, Michel L, Thorstad W, Gay H, Lewis J, Rich J, Diaz J, Paniello RC, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR
    Cancer Med 2015 Apr;4(4):481-9
  • RTOG 0522: Huge Investment in Patients and Resources and No Benefit With Addition of Cetuximab to Radiotherapy - Why Did This Occur?
    Adkins D, Ley J, Wildes TM, Michel L
    J Clin Oncol 2015 Apr 1;33(10):1223-4
  • Predictors of Chemotherapy Dose Reduction at First Cycle in Patients Age 65 Years and Older With Solid Tumors
    Gajra A, Klepin HD, Feng T, Tew WP, Mohile SG, Owusu C, Gross CP, Lichtman SM, Wildes TM, Chapman AE, Dotan E, Katheria V, Zavala L, Akiba C, Hurria A
    Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG)

    J Geriatr Oncol 2015 Mar;6(2):133-40
  • Systematic Review of Falls in Older Adults With Cancer
    Wildes TM, Dua P, Fowler SA, Miller JP, Carpenter CR, Avidan MS, Stark S
    J Geriatr Oncol 2015 Jan;6(1):70-83
  • Looking Beyond the CRT Paradigm: Why Induction Chemotherapy Is Worthy of Pursuit
    Adkins D, Ley J, Michel L, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Rich J, Nussenbaum B
    Oral Oncol 2015 Feb;51(2):103-4
  • Predicting Geriatric Falls Following an Episode of Emergency Department Care: A Systematic Review
    Carpenter CR, Avidan MS, Wildes T, Stark S, Fowler SA, Lo AX
    Acad Emerg Med 2014 Oct;21(10):1069-1082
  • A Prospective Trial Comparing FDG-PET/CT and CT to Assess Tumor Response to Cetuximab in Patients With Incurable Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
    Adkins D, Ley J, Dehdashti F, Siegel MJ, Wildes TM, Michel L, Trinkaus K, Siegel BA
    Cancer Med 2014 Dec;3(6):1493-501
  • Metastasis Occurring Eleven Years After Diagnosis of Human Papilloma Virus-Related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Ley J, Wildes T, El-Mofty S, Adkins D
    Ecancermedicalscience 2014 Nov 13;8:480
  • Eliminating Radiotherapy to the Contralateral Retropharyngeal and High Level II Lymph Nodes in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Is Safe and Improves Quality of Life
    Spencer CR, Gay HA, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Wildes TM, DeWees TA, Lewis JS Jr, Thorstad WL
    Cancer 2014 Dec 15;120(24):3994-4002
  • Risk Factors for and Pre-Medications to Prevent Cetuximab-Induced Infusion Reactions in Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
    Touma W, Koro SS, Ley J, Wildes TM, Michel L, Tao Y, Adkins D
    Oral Oncol 2014 Sep;50(9):895-900
  • Rituximab Is Associated With Improved Survival in Burkitt Lymphoma: A Retrospective Analysis From Two US Academic Medical Centers
    Wildes TM, Farrington L, Yeung C, Harrington AM, Foyil KV, Liu J, Kreisel F, Bartlett NL, Fenske TS
    Ther Adv Hematol 2014 Feb;5(1):3-12
  • The Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Multiple Myeloma Dual Refractory or Intolerant to Bortezomib and Lenalidomide in the Era of Carfilzomib and Pomalidomide
    Wang TF, Ahluwalia R, Fiala MA, Trinkaus KM, Cox DP, Jaenicke M, Moliske CC, Carson KR, Wildes TM, Tomasson MH, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Vij R
    Leuk Lymphoma 2014 Feb;55(2):337-41
  • Cisplatin Versus Cetuximab Given Concurrently With Definitive Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Ley J, Mehan P, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay HA, Michel L, Nussenbaum B, Trinkaus K, Adkins D
    Oncology 2013;85(5):290-6
  • Influence of Body Mass Index on Survival in Veterans With Multiple Myeloma
    Beason TS, Chang SH, Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Colditz GA, Vij R, Tomasson MH, DiPersio JF, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Ganti A, Wildes T, Carson KR
    Oncologist 2013;18(10):1074-9
  • Postradiation Osteosarcoma in an Older Prostate Cancer Survivor: Case Study and Literature Review With Emphasis on Geriatric Principles
    Gumber D, Rodin M, Wildes TM
    Case Rep Oncol 2013 May 9;6(2):250-5
  • Geriatric Assessment Is Associated With Completion of Chemotherapy, Toxicity and Survival in Older Adults With Cancer
    Wildes TM, Ruwe AP, Fournier C, Gao F, Carson KR, Piccirillo JF, Tan B, Colditz GA
    J Geriatr Oncol 2013 Jul;4(3):227-234
  • A Phase 2 Trial of Induction Nab-Paclitaxel and Cetuximab Given With Cisplatin and 5-Fluorouracil Followed by Concurrent Cisplatin and Radiation for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
    Adkins D, Ley J, Trinkaus K, Thorstad W, Lewis J Jr, Wildes T, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Gay H, Mehan P, Nussenbaum B
    Cancer 2013 Feb 15;119(4):766-73
  • The Benefit of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients With Stage III Colorectal Cancer Is Independent of Age and Comorbidity
    Wildes TM, Kallogjeri D, Powers B, Vlahiotis A, Mutch M, Spitznagel EL, Tan B, Piccirillo JF
    J Geriatr Oncol 2010 Oct 1;1(2):48-56
  • Dasatinib in Relapsed or Plateau-Phase Multiple Myeloma
    Wildes TM, Procknow E, Gao F, DiPersio JF, Vij R
    Leuk Lymphoma 2009 Jan;50(1):137-40
  • A 54-Year-Old Man With a Rash and Pulmonary Infiltrates
    Lawrence K, Hachem R, Wildes TM, Canizares M
    Chest 2008 Dec;134(6):1340-3
  • Comorbidities, Not Age, Impact Outcomes in Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Wildes TM, Augustin KM, Sempek D, Zhang QJ, Vij R, DiPersio JF, Devine SM
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2008 Jul;14(7):840-6