Consultant Medical Oncologist, Director of Oncology, Sahyadri Group of Hospitals
Shona Nag completed training in Medical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India, and St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia. She is currently practising in Pune as Consultant Medical Oncologist and is the Director of Oncology for the Sahyadri Group of Hospitals. She is also attached to the Ruby Hall Breast Centre where she exclusively treats Breast Cancer, and is a Visiting Oncologist and part of the teaching faculty at the Breast Clinic KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
Dr Nag is actively involved in Clinical Research and has been Principal Investigator for over 70 global clinical oncology trials, most of these have been in breast cancer. She has numerous publications and presentations to her credit. In 2010, she was awarded the Best Principal Investigator and Site for Clinical Research in India by ISCR (a national body). The same year, she was also awarded the GSK – Ethnic Research initiative for Breast Cancer Research in Developing Countries. In December 2018, she received the Times of India Health Icon Award for her contribution to Oncology in Pune.
She is a member of several international cancer societies, as well as the Indian Collaborative Oncology Network (ICON) and Indian Society for Medical and Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO). She has been on several advisory boards and the Drug Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for drug development in the country.
Her special areas of interest are women cancers and cancer genetics. She is also involved in cancer prevention through awareness campaigns and public lectures. Dr Nag is a Trustee of the Nag Foundation, a non-governmental organization (NGO) involved in cancer care, research and education. Apart from patient care, the NGO is involved in the survivorship aspects of breast cancer.