Dr. Sawka’s research is primarily focused on thyroid cancer, including epidemiology, outcomes, radioactive iodine treatment, quality of life and complications of treatment. Other areas of interest include thyroid diseases and endocrine neoplasia. She is involved in the following types of research: knowledge synthesis (systematic reviews), knowledge translation, decision aids, observational studies, surveys, quality of life research, qualitative research and economic analyses.
J Cancer Surviv. 2019 Apr;13(2):231-243
The Role of Disease Label in Patient Perceptions and Treatment Decisions in the Setting of Low-Risk Malignant Neoplasms.
JAMA Oncol. 2019 Mar 21;:
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jan 31;:
Endocr Pract. 2019 Jan 18;:
Novel technique of ultrasound-guided selective mandibular nerve block with a lateral pterygoid plate approach.
Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2019 Jan 11;:
Re: Quality of life and symptom impact of thyroid cancer: A cross-sectional survey of Canadian patients.
Surgery. 2018 Oct 29;:
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Subsequent Malignant Neoplasm Risk after Radioactive Iodine Treatment of Thyroid Cancer.
Thyroid. 2018 Oct 27;:
Comparison of Patient Position and Midline Lumbar Neuraxial Access Via Statistical Model Registration to Ultrasound.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2018 Oct 03;:
Multidisciplinary in-situ simulation to evaluate a rare but high-risk process at a level 1 trauma centre: the “Mega-Sim” approach
Can J Surg. 2018 10 01;61(5):357-360
Psychooncology. 2018 Aug 13;:
Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto