Mili Arora, M.D.

Mili Arora, M.D.




Benign and Malignant Hematology


Breast Cancer


Internal Medicine


  • Associate Professor (HSCP)


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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinic Referral Phone: 916-703-5210
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Arora's clinical interests are in breast cancer, benign and malignant hematology.


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., George Washington University, Washington DC 2009

B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA 2004


Internal Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston MA 2009-2012


Hematology/Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians (ACP)

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)

Honors and Awards

Placer Breast Cancer Foundation award for research/trial work, 2019

Christine and Helen Landgraf Memorial Research Award recipient, 2019

Chief Fellow, UC Davis, 2014, 2015

Select Recent Publications

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Arora's publications, please click here (opens new window).

Bateni SB, Perry LM, Zhao X, Arora M, Daly ME, Stewart SL, Bold RJ, Canter RJ, Sauder CAM. The Role of Radiation Therapy in Addition to Lumpectomy and Hormone Therapy in Men 70 Years of Age and Older with Early Breast Cancer: A NCDB Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 May;28(5):2463-2471. doi:10.1245/s10434-020-09242-7. Epub 2020 Oct 22. PMID:33094375.

Arora M, Meyers FJ. Homologous Recombination DNA Repair Gene Aberrations-Are We More Alike Than Different? JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2021717. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.21717. PMID:33112396.

Sauder CAM, Li Q, Othieno A, Cruz D, Arora M, Bold RJ, Meyers FJ, Keegan THM. Characteristics and Outcomes for Secondary Breast Cancer in Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivors Treated with Radiation. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Sep;29(9):1767-1774. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0260. PMID:32847936.

Poh C, Arora M, Ghuman S, Tuscano J. Belinostat in Relapsed/Refractory T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia. Acta Haematologica. 2020 Apr;1-5. doi:10.1159/000506918. PMID:32348994.

Tomlinson BK, Tuscano JM, Abedi M, Welborn J, Arora M, O'Donnell RT, Wun T, Jonas BA. A phase II study of bortezomib in combination with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin for acute myeloid leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2019 Nov;94(11):e291-294. doi:10.1002/ajh.25605. Epub 2019 Aug 20. PMID:31379016.

Bateni SB, Davidson AJ, Arora M, Daly ME, Stewart SL, Bold RJ, Canter RJ, Sauder CAM. Is Breast-Conserving Therapy Appropriate for Male Breast Cancer Patients? A National Cancer Database Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jul;26(7):2144-2153. doi:10.1245/s10434-019-07159-4. Epub 2019 Feb 13. PMID:30761438.

Schwab E, Chen JA, Huynh JC, Ji J, Arora M, Cho M, Kim EJ. Rational Strategies for Combining Bcl-2 Inhibition with Targeted Drugs for Anti-Tumor Synergy. J Cancer Treatment Diagn. 2019;3(4):7-13.

Arora M, Gowda S, Tuscano J. A comprehensive review of lenalidomide in B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Ther Adv Hematol. 2016 Aug;7(4):209–221. Published online 2016 Jul 1. doi:10.1177/2040620716652861. PMID:27493711.

Chew H, Arora M, Verman R. Breast Cancer. Ed. Robert M. McCarron, Glen L. Xiong, and Henry A. Nasarallah, (ed). Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry, First ed. 2014;19:275-288.

Arora M, Wun T. Adverse impact of venous thromboembolism on patients with cancer. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2014 Apr;40(3):313-8. doi:10.1055/s-0034-1370769. Epub 2014 Mar 5. PMID:24599435.