Rachna Shroff, MD, MS

Chief, GI Medical Oncology

The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, Arizona
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Rachna Shroff, MD, MS

Chief, GI Medical Oncology

The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, Arizona

Biography

Rachna Shroff, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of GI Medical Oncology at the University of Arizona Cancer (UACC). She also serves as the Director of UACC’s Clinical Trials Office and as the Vice Chair of Clinical Research for the Department of Medicine. She came to UACC from MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TXwhere she served as faculty from 2010-2018after completing her medicaloncology fellowship there. Dr. Shroff is a clinical and translational investigator focused on developing novel therapies for pancreatic and biliary cancers. She holds multiple positions nationally due to her expertise in these areas, including serving as the Hepatobiliary subcommittee Co-Chair for the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and as aProgram Committee member for GI ASCO. She also is a member of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Dr. Shroff has led numerous clinical trials focusing on pancreaticobiliary tumors and is the national PI for SWOG 1815 which is investigating a triplet chemotherapy regimen as a potential new standard of care for biliary cancers. This is based on a phase 2 study she led that is now published in JAMA Oncology. Dr. Shroff has been invited to speak at national and international meetings on topics related to targeted therapies for pancreatic and biliary cancers and numerous peer-reviewed publications in this area.