Mona Sanghani

Mona V. Sanghani, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncologist

Mona V. Sanghani, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gynecological cancers
  • GI cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Brachytherapy
  • Accelerated partial breast irradiation
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy
  • Radiosurgery
Mona Sanghani, M.D. is a board-certified radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast and gynecological cancers (including cervical, uterine, and vulvar cancers) as well as lung and gastrointestinal cancers. She has specialized training in the latest precision radiation systems including brachytherapy, accelerated partial breast irradiation, stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiosurgery.

After graduating from USC, Dr. Sanghani received her medical degree from UC San Diego. She then did one year of internal medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine followed by a residency in radiation oncology at Tufts Medical Center.

Dr. Sanghani has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals, including in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and has presented at national society meetings including the American Society for Radiation Oncology. She runs the quality assurance committee in her department and has led her department to repeatedly achieve national ACR accreditation. She enjoys working with her colleagues to develop multidisciplinary approaches for mutual patients.
  • 2018 - present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Burbank, CA
  • 2008 - present, Radiation Oncologist, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, Burbank, CA
Affiliate Location
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center
181 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA  91505


  • 2003, M.D., University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • 1998, B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


  • 2004 - 2008 Resident, Radiation Oncology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA


  • 2003 - 2004, Intern, Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Tao M, Mautner B, Ray H, Huson H, Sanghani M, Llamas M, Botnick L.  Long term community based results of breast conserving therapy in early stage breast cancer.  Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology.  14(6): 249-254, 2016.
Sanghani M, Truong P, Raad R, Niemierko A, Lesperance M, Olivotto I, Wazer D, Taghian A.  Validation of a web-based predictive nomogram for ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence after breast conserving therapy. Journal of Clinical Oncology.  28(5): 718-722, 2010.

Sanghani M, Balk E, Cady B.  Impact of axillary lymph node dissection on breast cancer outcome in clinically node negative patients.  Cancer. 115(8): 1613-1620, 2009.

Sanghani M, Balk E, Cady B, Wazer D. Predicting the risk of local recurrence in patients with breast cancer: An approach to a new computer based predictive tool. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 30(5): 473-480, 2007.

Sanghani M, Ruthazer R, Wazer D. Patient selection for NSABP B-39/RTOG 0413: Have we posed the right questions in the right way? Brachytherapy.  6(2):119-122, 2007.

Sanghani M, Mignano J. Intensity modulated radiotherapy: A review of current practice and future direction. Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment. 5(5):447-450, 2006.

Sanghani MV, Ching J, Schultz D, Cormack R, Loffredo M, McMahon E, Beard C, D’Amico AV. Impact on rectal dose from the use of a prostate immobilization and rectal localization device for patients receiving dose escalated 3D conformal radiation therapy. Urol Oncol. 22(3):165-168, 2004.

Sanghani MV, Schultz D, Tempany CM, Titelbaum D, Renshaw AA, Loffredo M, Cote K, McMahon B, D’Amico AV. Quantifying the change in endorectal magnetic resonance imaging-defined tumor volume during neoadjuvant androgen suppression therapy in patients with prostate cancer. Urology. 62(3):487-491, 2003.

Higgins SL, Yong P, Sheck D, McDaniel M, Bollinger F, Vadecha M, Desai S, Meyer DB. Biventricular pacing diminishes the need for implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 36(3):824-827, 2000.
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  • American Brachytherapy Society
  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
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