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Jeannie Shen, M.D.
Jeannie Shen, M.D.


Breast Surgical Oncology

General Information:

English, Mandarin Chinese


Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Huntington Hospital


Breast Surgical Oncology, University of Texas - M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2003 - 2004
Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center, 1999 - 2003
Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center, 1998 - 1999
Medical Degree:
M.D., UC San Diego School of Medicine, 1998


Board Certification(s):
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2004

Contact Information:

(626) 356-3167

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
High Risk
Complementary Alternative Therapies

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Jeannie Shen is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist with 100 percent of her practice devoted to the diagnosis of breast cancer and diseases. Her scientific interests are in the areas of:
  • Clinical translational research in high risk women and early-stage breast cancer
  • Modification of biologic behavior of DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ)
  • Biologic and behavioral differences in breast cancer among Asian American populations
  • Utilization of genetic counseling and screening among Asian American breast cancer patients
  • Identification of biomarkers for the early detection of breast cancer
  • Sexuality and sexual quality of life after breast cancer diagnosis
  • Lymphedema screening and prevention
  • Role of acupuncture in breast cancer treatment
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Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Shen J, Ellenhorn J, Qian D, Kulber D, Aronowitz D. Skin-sparing mastectomy. A survey-base approach to defining standard of care. Am Surg 2008;74(10):902-5.

Shen J, Gilcrease MZ, Babiera GV, Ross MI, Meric-Bernstam F, Feig B, Kuerer HM, Frances A, Ames FC, Hunt KK. Feasibility and accuracy of sentinel lymph biopsy after preoperative chemotherapy in patients with documented axillary metastases. Cancer 2007;109:1255-63.

Shen J, Hunt KK, Mirza NQ, Buchholz TA, Babiera GV, Kuerer HM, Ross MI, Ames FC, Feig BW, Singletary SE, Cristofanilli M, Meric-Bernstam F. Predictors of systemic recurrence and disease-specific survival following ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence. Cancer 2005;104:479-90.

Shen J, Valero V, Buchholz T, Singletary SE, Ames FC, Ross MI, Cristofanilli M, Babiera GV, Meric-Bernstam F, Feig B, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Effective local control and long-term survival in patients with T4 locally advanced breast cancer treated with breast conservation therapy. Ann Surg Oncol 2004;11:854-860.

Shen J, Hunt KK, Mirza NQ, Krishnamurthy S, Singletary SE, Kuerer HM, Meric-Bernstam F, Feig B, Ross MI, Ames FC, Babiera GV. Intramammary lymph node metastases are an independent predictor of poor outcome in patients with breast carcinoma. Cancer 2004;101:1330-1337.