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.
Laryngoscope. 2019 Oct 21;:
Differences in long-term quality of life between hemithyroidectomy and total thyroidectomy in patients treated for low-risk differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
Surgery. 2019 Oct 14;:
Patient Context and Thyrotropin Levels Are Important When Considering Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism.
Thyroid. 2019 Oct;29(10):1359-1363
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Patient Preferences for Combination Thyroid Hormone Treatment for Hypothyroidism.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019;10:477
Tracheobronchial calcification on bronchoscopy in a patient with end stage renal failure: an unusual cause of chronic cough.
Respirol Case Rep. 2019 Oct;7(7):e00456
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Diagnostic Performance of BRAF V600E Immunohistochemistry in Thyroid Histopathology.
Endocr Pathol. 2019 Jul 12;:
J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 May 30;48(1):24
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;:
Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto