Tara Sanft, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Medical Director of Adult Survivorship for the Yale Cancer Center Survivorship Clinic

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty

Yale Cancer Center: Breast Center | Cancer Survivorship Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology AB of Internal Medicine (2010)

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (2010)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Breast Lifestyle, Exercise, and Nutrition Study Early after Diagnosis (LEANer)
Breast - Female, Breast A Study Evaluating the Pregnancy Outcomes and Safety of Interrupting Endocrine Therapy for Young Women With Endocrine Responsive Breast Cancer Who Desire Pregnancy
Breast, Non Therapeutic Physical Activity and Pathologic Complete Response from Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
Breast - Female, Phase I A Phase II Multiple-Arm, Open-Label, Randomized Study of PARP Inhibition (Veliparib; ABT-888) and Anti-PD-L1 Therapy (Atezolizumab; MPDL3280A) Either Alone or in Combination in Homologous DNA Repair (HDR) Deficient Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)
Breast - Female, Breast - Male A Randomized, Phase III Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MK-3475 (Pembrolizumab) as Adjuvant Therapy for Triple Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer With ≥ 1 cm Residual Invasive Cancer or Positive Lymph Nodes (ypN+) After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Breast - Female, Breast - Male A Randomized Phase III Trial of Endocrine Therapy Plus Entinostat/Placebo in Patients With Hormone Receptor-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer
Breast - Female, Breast - Male A Randomized Phase III Post-Operative Trial of Platinum Based Chemotherapy vs. Capecitabine in Patients With Residual Triple-Negative Basal-Like Breast Cancer Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Breast - Female Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blinded, Controlled Study of Tucatinib vs Placebo in Combination With Capecitabine and Trastuzumab in Patients With Pretreated Unresectable Locally Advanced or Metastatic HER2+ Breast Carcinoma (HER2CLIMB)
Breast - Female, Breast - Male A Phase I/II Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Clinical Activity of Radioiodide (131I-) as a Novel Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer that Overexpresses Functional Na/I Symporter
Breast - Female Randomized Phase III Trial Evaluating the Role of Weight Loss in Adjuvant Treatment of Overweight and Obese Women With Early Breast Cancer
Breast - Female, Breast - Male A Randomized Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Therapy Comparing Doxorubicin Plus Cyclophosphamide Followed by Weekly Paclitaxel With or Without Carboplatin for Node-Positive or High-Risk Node-Negative Triple-Negative Invasive Breast Cancer
Breast - Female, Breast - Male S1207 Hormone Therapy With or Without Everolimus in Treating Patients With Breast Cancer (e3)
Breast - Female, Breast - Male Cisplatin vs. Doxorubicin/Cyclophosphamide in BrCa
Breast - Female A Safety Study of SGN-LIV1A in Breast Cancer Patients
Breast - Female, Breast - Male Orteronel as Monotherapy in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) That Expresses the Androgen Receptor (AR)
Breast - Female, Breast - Male Olaparib as Adjuvant Treatment in Patients With Germline BRCA Mutated High Risk HER2 Negative Primary Breast Cancer (OlympiA)

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Contact Info

Tara Sanft, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Medical OncologySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208032
New Haven, CT 06520-8032