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Rodney F. Pommier M.D.

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    • Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology School of Medicine

Among Dr. Pommier`s clinical interests are breast surgery, colorectal surgery, hepatobiliary, pancreatic surgery, thoracic surgery and sarcoma surgery and carcinoid cancer. His research interests are breast cancer, endocrine tumors, sarcomas, melanomas and carcinoid cancer. Dr. Pommier received his medical degree from OHSU in 1983 and continued his medical education at OHSU by completing his general surgery residency. He completed two surgical oncology fellowships, one with the American Cancer Society at OHSU, the second at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

  • Residency:

    • General surgery-Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • Fellowship:

    • American Cancer Society, OHSU
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, 1991

Publications

  • "Everolimus for the treatment of advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors : Overall survival and circulating biomarkers from the randomized, Phase III RADIANT-3 study." Journal of Clinical Oncology  In: , Vol. 34, No. 32, 10.11.2016, p. 3906-3913.
  • "Cystic neutrophilic granulomatous mastitis : Association with gram-positive bacilli and corynebacterium." American Journal of Clinical Pathology In: , Vol. 145, No. 5, 01.05.2016, p. 635-645.
  • "Surgical Treatment of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors." Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America In: , Vol. 30, No. 1, 01.02.2016, p. 49-61.
  • "Continuous infusion of octreotide combined with perioperative octreotide bolus does not prevent intraoperative carcinoid crisis." Surgery (United States) In: , Vol. 159, No. 1, 01.01.2016, p. 358-365.
  • "Treatment of Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases." Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America In: , Vol. 25, No. 1, 01.01.2016, p. 217-225.
  • "Gene expression signatures of breast cancer stem and progenitor cells do not exhibit features of Warburg metabolism." Stem Cell Research and Therapy In: , Vol. 6, No. 1, 157, 28.08.2015.
  • "Impact of prior chemotherapy use on the efficacy of everolimus in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors a subgroup analysis of the phase III RADIANT-3 trial." Pancreas  In: , Vol. 44, No. 2, 2015, p. 181-189.
  • "Estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 are variable in breast cancer and benign stem/progenitor cell populations." BMC Cancer In: , Vol. 14, No. 1, 733, 30.09.2014.
  • "The international normalized ratio overestimates coagulopathy in patients after major hepatectomy." American Journal of Surgery In: , Vol. 207, No. 5, 2014, p. 723-727.
  • "Expanded criteria for carcinoid liver debulking : Maintaining survival and increasing the number of eligible patients." Surgery (United States) In: , Vol. 156, No. 6, 2014, p. 1369-1376.
  • "Phase i trial of preoperative chemoradiation plus sorafenib for high-risk extremity soft tissue sarcomas with dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI correlates." Clinical Cancer Research In: , Vol. 19, No. 24, 15.12.2013, p. 6902-6911.
  • "Coagulopathy after a liver resection : Is it over diagnosed and over treated?" HPB In: , Vol. 15, No. 11, 11.2013, p. 865-871.
  • "Correlation of breast cancer axillary lymph node metastases with stem cell Mutations." JAMA Surgery In: , Vol. 148, No. 9, 09.2013, p. 873-878.
  • "Octreotide LAR and bolus octreotide are insufficient for preventing intraoperative complications in carcinoid patients." Journal of Surgical Oncology  In: , Vol. 107, No. 8, 06.2013, p. 842-846.
  • "Laparoscopic surgical exploration is an effective strategy for locating occult primary neuroendocrine tumors." American Journal of Surgery In: , Vol. 203, No. 5, 05.2012, p. 628-631.
  • "Fresh surgical specimens yield breast stem/progenitor cells and reveal their oncogenic abnormalities." Annals of Surgical Oncology In: , Vol. 19, No. 2, 02.2012, p. 527-535.
  • "Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder at the site of recurrent breast abscesses." Breast Journal In: , Vol. 17, No. 5, 09.2011, p. 529-531.
  • "Evolving diagnostic and treatment strategies for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors." Journal of Hematology and Oncology  In: , Vol. 4, 29, 2011.
  • "NANETS treatment guidelines : Well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors of the stomach and pancreas." Pancreas In: , Vol. 39, No. 6, 08.2010, p. 735-752.
  • "The NANETS consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) : Well-differentiated nets of the distal colon and rectum." Pancreas In: , Vol. 39, No. 6, 08.2010, p. 767-774.
  • "Factors influencing accuracy of axillary sentinel lymph node frozen section for breast cancer." American Journal of Surgery In: , Vol. 199, No. 5, 05.2010, p. 629-635.
  • "Characterizing the HER2/neu status and metastatic potential of breast cancer stem/progenitor cells." Annals of Surgical Oncology In: , Vol. 17, No. 2, 02.2010, p. 613-623.
  • "Using complications associated with postmastectomy radiation and immediate breast reconstruction to improve surgical decision making." Archives of Surgery In: , Vol. 145, No. 9, 2010, p. 873-878.
  • "Delayed removal of 3M® vein coupler does not disturb the anastomosis." Microsurgery In: , Vol. 29, No. 6, 2009, p. 502-503.
  • "Hepatic artery chemoinfusion with chemoembolization for neuroendocrine cancer with progressive hepatic metastases despite octreotide therapy." Surgery  In: , Vol. 144, No. 6, 12.2008, p. 885-894.
  • "Improved breast cancer survival among hormone replacement therapy users is durable after 5 years of additional follow-up." American Journal of Surgery  In: , Vol. 196, No. 4, 10.2008, p. 505-511.
  • "Incidence and outcomes of contralateral breast cancers." American Journal of Surgery In: , Vol. 195, No. 5, 05.2008, p. 645-650.
  • "4-4 Male Breast Cancer in the Veterans Affairs Population : A Comparative Analysis." Breast Diseases In: , Vol. 18, No. 4, 2008, p. 346-347.
  • "Fine-needle aspiration cytology of medullary breast carcinoma : Report of two cases and review of the literature with emphasis on differential diagnosis." Diagnostic Cytopathology In: , Vol. 35, No. 6, 06.2007, p. 313-318.
  • "A new hormonal therapy for estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer." World Journal of Surgery  In: , Vol. 31, No. 5, 05.2007, p. 1041-1046.

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