Candice Anne Marcum Sauder, M.D., F.A.C.S. for UC Davis Health

Candice Anne Marcum Sauder, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

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Surgery - Oncology

Breast Cancer

Breast Disease



Locations and Contact

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-5959

Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Clinic Referral Phone


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Sauder is passionate about helping women and men with breast cancer in all its' myriad forms. As a breast surgeon, she works as a partner with women and their families to provide excellent care in a compassionate and respectful environment.

She believes that a focused multi-disciplinary approach, including surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, genetics, and plastic surgery results in the best long term outcomes for her patients.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sauder is a fellowship trained breast surgeon who specializes in all areas of breast surgical care. She provides comprehensive breast cancer care using the least invasive methods of treatment following oncoplastic principles, often times in conjunction with her plastic surgery colleagues.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Sauder's academic interests include: surgical education, application of teaching techniques to surgical trainees, triple negative breast cancer, and premenopausal breast cancer patients.


Surgical Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

Center for Lymphatic Disease
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 2000

Medical School

M.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston TX 2007

Other School

M.Ed., University of St. Thomas, Houston TX 2003


General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN 2007-2008


General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN 2007-2014


Research Fellow, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN 2009-2011


Department of Surgical Oncology-Breast, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX 2014-2015

UC Davis Travel Grant,

Sacramento Top Doctors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® AACR Scholar-in-Training Award, 2011, 2014

Translational Research Award, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center's Cancer Research Day, 2012

Society of University Surgeons Travel Award, 2011

Sauder C, Kleber KT. The Next Step: Use of a Pre-Operative Checklist to Prevent Missteps. AORN J. 2022 Oct;116(4):389-391. doi:10.1002/aorn.13780. PMID:36165663.

Sauder CAM, Li Q, Maguire FB, Ruddy KJ, Keegan THM. Effect of Latency Time and Primary Tumor Type on Secondary Breast Cancer Survival by AgeAnnals of Surgical Oncology. 2022;29:1–330.

Sauder CAM, Li Q, Bold RJ, Ruddy KJ, Keegan THM. Secondary Breast Cancer Sociodemographic Characteristics and Survival by Age Group. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Dec;28(13):8118-8127. doi: 10.1245/s10434-021-10340-3. Epub 2021 Jun 29. PMID:34185208.

Sauder CAM, Keegan THM. ASO Author Reflections: Decreased Survival from Secondary Breast Cancer in Women of All Ages. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Dec;28(13):8128-8129. doi:10.1245/s10434-021-10399-y. Epub 2021 Jul 19. PMID:34279754.

Gingrich AA, Sauder CAM, Goldfarb M, Li Q, Wun T, Keegan TH. Disparities in the occurrence of late effects following treatment among adolescent and young adult melanoma survivors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Nov;29(11):2195-2202. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0427. Epub 2020 Aug 20. PMID:32856613.

Sauder CAM, Li Q, Othieno A, Cruz D, Arora M, Bold RJ, Meyers FJ, Keegan TH. 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.

Sauder CAM, Bateni SB, Davidson AJ, Nishijima DK. Breast-Conserving Surgery Compared with Mastectomy in Male Breast Cancer: A Brief Systematic Review. Clin Breast Cancer. 2020 Jun;20(3):e309-314. doi:10.1016/j.clbc.2019.12.004. Epub 2019 Dec 19. PMID:32171701.

Phares A, Sauder CAM, Salcedo ES, Leshikar DE, Irwin C, Middleton G, Phan HH. Timing of Surgery and Internal Medicine Clerkships and Surgery Shelf Examination Scores. J Surg Res. 2019 Dec;244:456-459. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2019.06.085. Epub 2019 Jul 19. PMID:31330288.

Schweitzer JB, Rainwater JA, Ton H, Giacinto RE, Sauder CAM, Meyers FJ. Building a comprehensive mentoring academy for schools of health. J Clin Transl Sci. 2019 Aug;3(5):211-217. doi:10.1017/cts.2019.406. PMID:31660245.

Sauder CAM. ASO Author Reflections: Surgical Treatment for Male Breast Cancer in the Modern Era. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jul;26(7):2154-2155. doi:10.1245/s10434-019-07359-y. Epub 2019 May 9. PMID:31073911.