Keck School Faculty

Stephen F. Sener

Stephen F. Sener

Clinical Professor of Surgery (Part-Time)
2051 Marengo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the breast associated with breast augmentation implant capsule J Surg Oncol. 2023 Sep; 128(4):495-501. . View in PubMed

Axillary lymph node recurrence following wire-directed sentinel lymph node dissection for breast cancer patients with biopsy-proven axillary metastases prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy at a safety net medical center J Surg Oncol. 2023 Jul; 128(1):9-15. . View in PubMed

Urgent Breast-Related Consults Seen by Acute Care Surgery at a Safety Net Hospital Am Surg. 2023 May; 89(5):1574-1579. . View in PubMed

Is palpable DCIS more aggressive than screen-detected DCIS? Surg Open Sci. 2023 Jan; 11:83-87.. View in PubMed

Delivering on the Fourth Mission Using the National Cancer Database JAMA Surg. 2023 06 01; 158(6):651. . View in PubMed

Benign Breast Disease: Periareolar Mastitis, Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis, and Lymphocytic or Diabetic Mastopathy Surg Clin North Am. 2022 Dec; 102(6):1007-1016. . View in PubMed

Association of Pre-Operative Full-Body Surgical Preparation with Reduced Incidence of Surgical Site Infection at a Large, Urban Safety-Net Medical Center Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2022 Feb; 23(1):1-4. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with relapse-free survival after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer Am J Surg. 2022 03; 223(3):543. . View in PubMed

Outcomes from ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence after breast conserving surgery and whole breast irradiation for breast cancer Am J Surg. 2022 03; 223(3):445-446. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with relapse-free survival after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer at a safety net medical center Am J Surg. 2022 03; 223(3):539-542. . View in PubMed

SARS-CoV-2-related outcomes after surgical procedures on SARS-CoV-2-positive patients in a large, urban, safety net medical center Surg Open Sci. 2021 Jul; 5:10-13. . View in PubMed

Introducing a Bariatric Surgery Program at a Large Urban Safety Net Medical Center Serving a Primarily Hispanic Patient Population Obes Surg. 2021 09; 31(9):4093-4099. . View in PubMed

Reply: Keeping surgical patients safe during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: Los Angeles versus New York City J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 02; 161(2):e237-e238. . View in PubMed

Factors affecting the incidence of chronic pain following breast cancer surgery: Preoperative history, anesthetic management, and surgical technique J Surg Oncol. 2020 Dec; 122(7):1307-1314. . View in PubMed

COVID-19 corner J Surg Oncol. 2020 Aug; 122(2):113-114. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with MRI detection of occult lesions in newly diagnosed breast cancers J Surg Oncol. 2020 Mar; 121(4):589-598. . View in PubMed

Advances in axillary surgery for breast cancer 2019 J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jan; 121(1):20-24. . View in PubMed

MRI does not predict pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer J Surg Oncol. 2019 Nov; 120(6):903-910. . View in PubMed

Clinical findings and outcomes of MRI staging of breast cancer in a diverse population Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Apr; 174(2):315-324. . View in PubMed

Factors Leading to Decreased Rates of Immediate Postmastectomy Reconstruction J Surg Res. 2019 06; 238:207-217. . View in PubMed

Comparison of cone-beam computed tomography and panoramic radiography for mandibular morphometry Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2019; 78(4):862-870. . View in PubMed

Are we overtreating intraductal papillomas? J Surg Res. 2018 11; 231:387-394.. View in PubMed

Lean methods to improve operating room elective first case on-time starts in a large, urban, safety net medical center Am J Surg. 2018 08; 216(2):194-201. . View in PubMed

Value of routine staging imaging studies for patients with stage III breast cancer J Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec; 114(8):917-921. . View in PubMed

The Role of Radio Frequency Detection System Embedded Surgical Sponges in Preventing Retained Surgical Sponges: A Prospective Evaluation in Patients Undergoing Emergency Surgery Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):599-604. . View in PubMed

Patient satisfaction with nipple-sparing mastectomy: A prospective study of patient reported outcomes using the BREAST-Q J Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep; 114(4):416-22. . View in PubMed

The role of margins in extremity soft tissue sarcoma J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar; 113(3):333-8. . View in PubMed

High-frequency ultrasound imaging for breast cancer biopsy guidance J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2015 Oct; 2(4):047001. . View in PubMed

Contemporary Management of Retroperitoneal Soft Tissue Sarcomas Curr Oncol Rep. 2015 Aug; 17(8):39. . View in PubMed

Lymph node status in inflammatory breast cancer Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 May; 151(1):113-20. . View in PubMed

Malignancy rates after surgical excision of discordant breast biopsies J Surg Res. 2015 May 01; 195(1):152-7. . View in PubMed

Comparison of radioiodine utilization in adolescent and young adult and older thyroid cancer patients Endocr Pract. 2014 May; 20(5):405-11. . View in PubMed

Has medical diplomacy reached an inflection point? Am J Surg. 2014 Mar; 207(3):315-20.. View in PubMed

Invited commentary on "A prospective study of tumor and technical factors associated with positive margins in breast-conservation therapy for nonpalpable malignancy" by Reedijk et al Am J Surg. 2013 Oct; 206(4):611-2. . View in PubMed

Trends in post-mastectomy reconstruction: a SEER database analysis J Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep; 108(3):163-8. . View in PubMed

The role of axillary ultrasound in the detection of metastases from primary breast cancers Am J Surg. 2013 Mar; 205(3):242-4; discussion 244-5. . View in PubMed

Identifying risk factors for surgical site infections in mastectomy patients using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database Am J Surg. 2013 Feb; 205(2):194-9. . View in PubMed

Effect of immediate reconstruction on postmastectomy surgical site infection Ann Surg. 2012 Aug; 256(2):326-33. . View in PubMed

Accuracy of predicting axillary lymph node positivity by physical examination, mammography, ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Jun; 19(6):1825-30. . View in PubMed

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast: perspectives on biology and controversies in current management J Surg Oncol. 2012 Feb; 105(2):212-20. . View in PubMed

Sentinel node biopsy alone for node-positive breast cancer: 12-year experience at a single institution J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jul; 213(1):122-8; discussion 128-9. . View in PubMed

The crux of the confusion about screening mammograms J Surg Oncol. 2010 Nov 01; 102(6):547-8. . View in PubMed

Neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer J Surg Oncol. 2010 Mar 15; 101(4):283-91. . View in PubMed

Neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced cancer J Surg Oncol. 2010 Mar 15; 101(4):282. . View in PubMed

Psychological impact of recall in high-risk breast MRI screening Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 May; 115(2):365-71. . View in PubMed

The effects of hormone replacement therapy on postmenopausal breast cancer biology and survival Am J Surg. 2009 Mar; 197(3):403-7. . View in PubMed

Melanoma J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2009 Mar; 7(3):250-75. . View in PubMed

Volunteerism and its role on International cancer control J Surg Oncol. 2009 Mar 01; 99(3):127-8. . View in PubMed

Guideline implementation for breast healthcare in low- and middle-income countries: diagnosis resource allocation Cancer. 2008 Oct 15; 113(8 Suppl):2257-68. . View in PubMed

Guideline implementation for breast healthcare in low-income and middle-income countries: overview of the Breast Health Global Initiative Global Summit 2007 Cancer. 2008 Oct 15; 113(8 Suppl):2221-43. . View in PubMed

Effect of hospital volume on margin status after pancreaticoduodenectomy for cancer J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Oct; 207(4):510-9. . View in PubMed

Combined replacement of infrarenal aorta and inferior vena cava after en bloc resection of retroperitoneal extraosseous osteosarcoma J Vasc Surg. 2008 Aug; 48(2):478-9. . View in PubMed

Treatment trends and factors associated with survival in T1aN0 and T1bN0 breast cancer patients Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Oct; 14(10):2918-27. . View in PubMed

I-123-guided excision of metastatic papillary thyroid cancer J Surg Oncol. 2007 Aug 01; 96(2):173-5. . View in PubMed

Are we making progress in the war on cancer? J Surg Oncol. 2007 Mar 15; 95(4):273-5.. View in PubMed

American Cancer Society guidelines for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography CA Cancer J Clin. 2007 Mar-Apr; 57(2):75-89. . View in PubMed

Melanoma J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2006 Aug; 4(7):666-84. . View in PubMed

A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to halve the US. cancer mortality rates between the years 1990 and 2015. Cancer. 2006 Jul 15; 107(2):396-405. . View in PubMed

Survival rates for breast cancers detected in a community service screening mammogram program Am J Surg. 2006 Mar; 191(3):406-9. . View in PubMed

The global burden of cancer J Surg Oncol. 2005 Oct 01; 92(1):1-3. . View in PubMed

Axillary recurrence after sentinel node biopsy Ann Surg Oncol. 2005 Jan; 12(1):34-40. . View in PubMed

Disease without borders CA Cancer J Clin. 2005 Jan-Feb; 55(1):7-9. . View in PubMed

Failure of sentinel lymph node mapping in patients with breast cancer J Am Coll Surg. 2004 May; 198(5):732-6. . View in PubMed

Upstaging of atypical ductal hyperplasia after vacuum-assisted 11-gauge stereotactic core needle biopsy Arch Surg. 2003 Jun; 138(6):619-22; discussion 622-3. . View in PubMed

American Cancer Society guidelines for the early detection of cancer CA Cancer J Clin. 2002 Jan-Feb; 52(1):8-22. . View in PubMed

Primary factor in declining breast cancer mortality rates: early detection or adjuvant therapy? Cancer Pract. 2002 Jan-Feb; 10(1):45-7.. View in PubMed

Lymphedema after sentinel lymphadenectomy for breast carcinoma Cancer. 2001 Aug 15; 92(4):748-52. . View in PubMed

The spectrum of vascular lesions in the mammary skin, including angiosarcoma, after breast conservation treatment for breast cancer J Am Coll Surg. 2001 Jul; 193(1):22-8. . View in PubMed

Results of surgical resection for metastatic liver tumors Cancer Treat Res. 2001; 109:207-17. . View in PubMed

Does sphincter preservation for rectal cancer compromise survival? Cancer Pract. 2000 Nov-Dec; 8(6):305-7.. View in PubMed

A standard of surgical care? Cancer Pract. 2000 Jul-Aug; 8(4):195-6.. View in PubMed

Spectrum of mammographically detected breast cancers Am Surg. 1999 Aug; 65(8):731-5; discussion 735-6. . View in PubMed

Society of Surgical Oncology: statement on genetic testing for cancer susceptibiltyCommittee on Issues and Governmental Affairs of the Society of Surgical Oncology. Ann Surg Oncol. 1999 Jul-Aug; 6(5):507-9. . View in PubMed

Pancreatic cancer: a report of treatment and survival trends for 100,313 patients diagnosed from 1985-1995, using the National Cancer Database J Am Coll Surg. 1999 Jul; 189(1):1-7. . View in PubMed

Sentinel lymphadenectomy for breast cancer: experience with 180 consecutive patients: efficacy of filtered technetium 99m sulphur colloid with overnight migration time J Am Coll Surg. 1999 Jun; 188(6):597-603. . View in PubMed

Estrogen replacement therapy and breast cancer: analysis of age of onset and tumor characteristics Ann Surg Oncol. 1999 Mar; 6(2):200-7. . View in PubMed

Percutaneous cecostomy as access for small-bowel endoscopy J Vasc Interv Radiol. 1998 Nov-Dec; 9(6):968-70. . View in PubMed

Prognostic significance of occult lymph node metastases in node-negative breast cancer Ann Surg Oncol. 1997 Sep; 4(6):447-51. . View in PubMed

Insurance issues and genetic testing: challenges and recommendations: workshop no1. Cancer. 1997 Aug 01; 80(3 Suppl):627. . View in PubMed

Breast cancer in older women: screening and selection of locoregional therapy Semin Surg Oncol. 1996 Sep-Oct; 12(5):328-31. . View in PubMed

Hepatic and vena cava resection using cardiopulmonary bypass with hypothermic circulatory arrest Am Surg. 1996 Jul; 62(7):525-8; discussion 528-9. . View in PubMed

Cystic neoplasms of the pancreasA clinicopathologic study, including DNA flow cytometry. Arch Surg. 1995 Oct; 130(10):1048-54. . View in PubMed

Cancer of the male breast presenting as an axillary mass J Surg Oncol. 1993 May; 53(1):68-70. . View in PubMed

Primary renal sarcoma in adultsA natural history and management study by the American Cancer Society, Illinois Division. Cancer. 1993 Feb 01; 71(3):804-10. . View in PubMed

Renal pelvic cancer: a review of 611 patients treated in Illinois 1975-1985Cancer Incidence and End Results Committee. Urology. 1992 Nov; 40(5):393-9. . View in PubMed

Achieving local control for inflammatory carcinoma of the breast Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1992 Aug; 175(2):141-4. . View in PubMed

Renal pelvic transitional cell carcinomaThe role of the kidney in tumor-node-metastasis staging. Cancer. 1992 Apr 01; 69(7):1773-5. . View in PubMed

Pancreatic cancer in IllinoisA report by 88 hospitals on 2,401 patients diagnosed 1978-84. Am Surg. 1991 Aug; 57(8):490-5. . View in PubMed

Technique and complications of reconstruction of the pelvic floor with polyglactin mesh Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1989 Jun; 168(6):475-80. . View in PubMed

The use of cancer registry data to study preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen level as an indicator of survival in colorectal cancer CA Cancer J Clin. 1989 Jan-Feb; 39(1):50-7. . View in PubMed

Limitations of mammography in the identification of noninfiltrating carcinoma of the breast Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1988 Aug; 167(2):135-40. . View in PubMed

Clinical performance examinations for residents in two specialties: feasibility study Res Med Educ. 1987; 26:96-100. . View in PubMed

Early onset of tetany following thyroidectomy: report of two cases J Surg Oncol. 1985 Aug; 29(4):222-3. . View in PubMed

Identical laryngeal cancers in two non-twin sibling pairs: case reports and a review of the literature J Surg Oncol. 1985 Jun; 29(2):118-22. . View in PubMed

A systematic approach to the evaluation and management of breast masses Cancer. 1983 Jun 15; 51(12 Suppl):2535-9. . View in PubMed

In vivo holography of vocal cords J Surg Oncol. 1982 Aug; 20(4):213-7. . View in PubMed

Causes and evaluation of tumor-induced hypoglycemia Arch Surg. 1982 Jul; 117(7):905-8. . View in PubMed

Complications of drainage system for modified radical mastectomy Arch Surg. 1982 Jun; 117(6):859. . View in PubMed

Altered coagulability in cancer patients CA Cancer J Clin. 1982 May-Jun; 32(3):162-72. . View in PubMed

Irradiation induced salivary gland neoplasia Ann Surg. 1980 Mar; 191(3):304-6. . View in PubMed

Preoperative physical assessment of thyroid glands in previously irradiated patients Am J Surg. 1979 Nov; 138(5):666-7. . View in PubMed

Symptomatology as an indicator of recurrent or metastatic breast cancer Cancer. 1979 Mar; 43(3):956-60. . View in PubMed

Parathyroid adenomas following irradiation Cancer. 1979 Mar; 43(3):1078-83. . View in PubMed

Lung lamellar bodies lack certain key enzymes of phospholipid metabolism Lipids. 1976 Feb; 11(2):109-12. . View in PubMed

Coil embolization of a lumbar artery to control vascular injury during intradiscal surgery Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Mar 01; 35(5):E163-6. . View in PubMed

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