Megan Daly, M.D.

Megan E. Daly, M.D.


  • Associate Professor


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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

4501 X St., G-140
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-5810
Clinic Fax: 916-703-5068
Clinic Referral Phone: 800-362-5566
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in treating cancer aggressively while maintaining my patients' quality of life and well-being. I feel that cancer treatment is a partnership between each patient and the team of specialists providing care. My goal is for my patients to fully understand all treatment options and to feel completely comfortable with their treatment decisions.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Daly has a clinical focus on the treatment of thoracic malignancies, lymphoma, breast cancer, and head and neck cancers. She specializes in a variety of radiotherapy techniques including stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT).

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Daly's research interests focus on the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer, metastatic lesions to the lung, and for primary and metastatic tumors of the spine. She also has a research interest in head and neck cancer, specifically in the use of advances in image guidance and conformal treatments to allow dose escalation while sparing normal tissues and reducing the side-effect profile of radiation treatment.


Radiation Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Stanford University, Stanford CA 2006

B.S., Stanford University, Stanford CA 2001

Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose CA 2007


Stanford University, Stanford CA 2011

Board Certifications

Medical Board of California, Physician and Surgeon License,

Professional Memberships

American Association for Women Radiologists

American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)

NRG Oncology

Radiological Society of North America

Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)

Honors and Awards

Southwest Oncology Group Leadership Academy Participant, 2017, 2018, 2019

UC Davis Cancer Center Clinical Trial Accrual Award, 2016, 2017, 2019

Amador Cancer Research Foundation, Christine and Helen Landgraf Award, 2016

Radiation Oncology Faculty Educator of the Year, UC Davis, 2012, 2013

Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Resident Research Award, 2011

AAWR Member-in-Training Award for Outstanding ASTRO Presentation, 2009

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award-Stanford Medical School, 2009

Select Recent Publications

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