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

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



Breast Surgical Oncology

Breast Cancer

Breast Disease




  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery


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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Fax: 916-703-5265
Clinic Referral Phone: 800-362-5566
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

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
UC Davis Medical Group


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

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

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

Internship: 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

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery,

Society of Surgical Oncology - Breast Surgical Oncology,

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research

American Medical Women�s Association

American Society of Breast Surgeons

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Association for Academic Surgeons

Association of Surgical Education

Society of Surgical Oncology

Honors and Awards

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

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

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

Society of University Surgeons Travel Award, 2011

Invited Presentation at the European Society of Surgical Research Meeting, Aachen, Germany, 2011

Society of University Surgeons Invited Plenary Presentation, 2011

Shirley Dawn Wyss Fellowship, 2010, 2011

National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Award in Racial Disparities, 2009, 2010, 2011

Select Recent Publications

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 Sep 7. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0427.

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 1;29(9):1767-1774. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0260.

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.

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.

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. eCollection 2019 Oct.

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.

Bateni SB, Davidson AJ, Arora A, 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.

Anele AA, Bowling M, Eckert GJ, Gonzalez ELF, Kipfer H, Sauder C. Treatment of Breast Cancer: 7 IMO State Nigeria versus Indiana, USA Women-Comparative Analytic Study. J West Afr Coll Surg. 2014 Oct-Dec;4(4):39-69. PMID:27182510.

Sauder CAM, Koziel JE, Choi M, Fox MJ, Grimes BR, Badve S, Blosser RJ, Radovich M, Lam CC, Vaughan MB, Herbert B, Clare SE.  Phenotypic Plasticity in Normal Breast Derived Epithelial Cells. BMC Cell Biol. 2014 Jun 9;15:20. doi:10.1186/1471-2121-15-20 PMID:24915897.

Radovich M, Clare S, Atale R, Pardo I, Hancock B, Solzak J, Kassem N, Mathieson T, Storniolo AM, Rufenbarger C, Lillemoe H, Blosser R, Choi M, Sauder C, Doxey D, Henry J, Hilligoss E, Sakarya O, Siddiqui A, Hyland F, Hickenbotham M, Zhu J, Glasscock J, Badve S, Ivan M, Liu Y, Sledge G, Schneider B. Characterizing the heterogeneity of triple-negative breast cancers using microdissected normal ductal epithelium and RNA-sequencing. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2014 Jan;143(1):57-68. doi:10.1007/s10549-013-2780-y. Epub 2013 Nov 29.