Dr Raghwa Sharma

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Pathology, Westmead Clinical School
Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research

Telephone 98456222
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Journals

  • Fessa, C., Sharma, R., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2014). What is your diagnosis? Eruptive Syringoma. Cutis, 93(1), 9, 31-32.
  • Long, G., Wilmott, J., Haydu, L., Tembe, V., Sharma, R., Rizos, H., Thompson, J., Howle, J., Scolyer, R., Kefford, R. (2013). Effects of BRAF inhibitors on human melanoma tissue before treatment, early during treatment and on progression. Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, 26(4), 499-508. [More Information]
  • Anforth, R., Blumetti, T., Kefford, R., Sharma, R., Scolyer, R., Kossard, S., Long, G., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2012). Cutaneous Manifestations of Dabrafenib (GSK2118436): A Selective Inhibitor of Mutant BRAF in patients with Metastatic Melanoma. British Journal of Dermatology, 167(5), 1153-1160. [More Information]
  • Wilmott, J., Tembe, V., Howle, J., Sharma, R., Thompson, J., Rizos, H., Lo, R., Kefford, R., Scolyer, R., Long, G. (2012). Intratumoral Molecular Heterogeneity in a BRAF-Mutant, BRAF Inhibitor-Resistant Melanoma: A Case Illustrating the Challenges for Personalized Medicine. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 11(12), 2704-2708. [More Information]
  • Ruiz Beguerie, M., Fernandez Peñas, P., Sharma, R. (2012). Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease with cutaneous presentation in a patient with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Dermatology Online Journal, 18(9), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Dabner, M., McCluggage, G., Bundell, C., Carr, A., Leung, Y., Sharma, R., Stewart, C. (2012). Ovarian Teratoma Associated With Anti-N-Methyl D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Report of 5 Cases Documenting Prominent Intratumoral Lymphoid Infiltrates. International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, 31(5), 429-437. [More Information]
  • Lynnhtun, K., Achan, A., Shingde, M., Howle, J., Sharma, R. (2012). Plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumour: morphological changes and challenges in assessment of recurrent and metastatic lesions. Histopathology, 60(7), 1156-1158. [More Information]
  • Wilmott, J., Long, G., Howle, J., Haydu, L., Sharma, R., Thompson, J., Kefford, R., Hersey, P., Scolyer, R. (2012). Selective BRAF inhibitors induce marked T - cell infiltration into human metastatic melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 18(5), 1386-1394. [More Information]
  • Lu, Y., Sharma, R., Ali, M., Byth Wilson, K., Manolios, N. (2011). Anti-Arthritic Effects of Immunomodulatory Peptide Injected in Joints. Current Drug Delivery, 8(6), 600-606. [More Information]
  • Emmanuel, C., Gava, N., Kennedy, C., Balleine, R., Sharma, R., Wain, G., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Etemadmoghadam, D., George, J., Clarke, C., Harnett, P., deFazio, A., et al (2011). Comparison of Expression Profiles in Ovarian Epithelium In Vivo and Ovarian Cancer Identifies Novel Candidate Genes Involved in Disease Pathogenesis. PLoS One, 6(3), e17617-1-e17617-18. [More Information]
  • Hunter, S., Anglesio, M., Sharma, R., Gilks, B., Melnyk, N., Chiew, Y., deFazio, A., Longacre, T., Huntsman, D., Gorringe, K., et al (2011). Copy Number Aberrations in Benign Serous Ovarian Tumors: A Case for Reclassification? Clinical Cancer Research, 17(23), 7273-7282. [More Information]
  • Fessa, C., Sharma, R., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2010). Cutaneous epithelioid angiosarcoma occurring at a peristomal site. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 63(2), e55-e56. [More Information]
  • D'Souza, F., Sharma, R. (2010). Dieulafoy's disease of the bronchus. Pathology, 42(7), 683-684. [More Information]
  • Ahmed Ashoure, A., Etemadmoghadam, D., Temple, J., Lynch, A., Riad, M., Sharma, R., Stewart, C., Fereday, S., Caldas, C., deFazio, A., et al (2010). Driver mutations in TP53 are ubiquitous in high grade serous carcinoma of the ovary. Journal of Pathology, 221(1), 49-56. [More Information]
  • Mahajan, H., Sharma, R., Darmanian, A., Peters, G. (2010). Fibrosarcomatous variant of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans showing COL1A1-PDGFB gene fusion, detected using a novel and disease-specific RT-PCR protocol. Pathology, 42(5), 488-491. [More Information]
  • Murali, R., McCarthy, S., Bothman, J., Cachia, A., Janarthanan, P., Sharma, R. (2010). Melanoma exhibiting cartilaginous differentiation. Histopathology, 56(6), 815-821. [More Information]
  • Parikh, N., Choi, J., Li, M., Sharma, R., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2010). Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a recent plaque of discoid lupus erythematous, in a sun-protected area. Lupus, 19, 210-212. [More Information]
  • Carr, N., Mahajan, H., Tan, K., Sharma, R. (2010). The histological features of intestinal spirochetosis in a series of 113 patients. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 18(2), 144-148. [More Information]
  • Scurr, L., Guminski, A., Chiew, Y., Balleine, R., Sharma, R., Lei, Y., Pryor, K., Wain, G., Brand, A., Byth, K., Kennedy, C., Rizos, H., Harnett, P., deFazio, A. (2008). Ankyrin Repeat Domain 1, ANKRD1, a Novel Determinant of Cisplatin Sensitivity Expressed in Ovarian Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 14(21), 6924-6932. [More Information]
  • Dowd, M., Kumar, R., Sharma, R., Murali, R. (2008). Diagnosis and management of sebaceous carcinoma: an Australian experience. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(3), 158-163. [More Information]
  • Anglesio, M., Arnold, J., George, J., Tinker, A., Tothill, R., Waddell, N., Simms, L., Locandro, B., Fereday, S., Traficante, N., Russell, P., deFazio, A., et al (2008). Mutation of ERBB2 provides a novel alternative mechanism for the ubiquitous activation of RAS-MAPK in ovarian serous low malignant potential tumors. Molecular Cancer Research, 6(11), 1678-1690. [More Information]
  • Elliott, B., Scolyer, R., Suciu, S., Lebecque, S., Rimoldi, D., Gugerli, O., Musat, E., Sharma, R., Lienard, D., Keilholz, U., Thompson, J., et al (2007). Long-term protective effect of mature DC-LAMP+ dendritic cell accumulation in sentinel lymph nodes containing micrometastatic melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 13(13), 3825-3830. [More Information]
  • Murali, R., Sharma, R., Thompson, J., Stretch, J., Lee, C., McCarthy, S., Scolyer, R. (2007). Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Histologically Ambiguous Melanocytic Tumors With Spitzoid Features (So-Called Atypical Spitzoid Tumors). Annals of Surgical Oncology, 15(1), 302-309. [More Information]
  • Sharma, R., Rivory, L., Beale, P., Ong, S., Horvath, L., Clarke, S. (2006). A phase II study of fixed-dose capecitabine and assessment of predictors of toxicity in patients with advanced/metastatic colorectal cancer. British Journal of Cancer, 94(7), 964-968. [More Information]
  • Murali, R., French, J., Sharma, R., Bilous, M. (2006). Metaplastic ossification in mammary fibroadenoma. The Breast Journal, 12(3), 276-277. [More Information]
  • Scolyer, R., Thompson, J., Li, L., Beavis, A., Dawson, M., Doble, P., Soper, R., Uren, R., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., et al (2004). Antimony Concentrations In Nodal Tissue Can Confirm Sentinel Node Identity. Modern Pathology, 17(10), 1191-1197.
  • Scolyer, R., Li, L., McCarthy, S., Shaw, H., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., Thompson, J. (2004). Immunohistochemical Stains Fail To Increase The Detection Rate Of Micrometastatic Melanoma In Completion Regional Lymph Node Dissection Specimens. Melanoma Research: a journal for basic, translational and clinical research in melanoma, 14(4), 263-268.
  • Scolyer, R., Li, L., McCarthy, S., Shaw, H., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., Thompson, J. (2004). Micromorphometric Features Of Positive Sentinel Lymph Nodes Predict Involvement Of Nonsentinel Nodes In Patients With Melanoma. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 122(4), 532-539.
  • Scolyer, R., Thompson, J., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., McCarthy, S. (2004). Pathology Of Melanocytic Lesions: New, Controversial, And Clinically Important Issues. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 86(4), 200-211. [More Information]

2014

  • Fessa, C., Sharma, R., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2014). What is your diagnosis? Eruptive Syringoma. Cutis, 93(1), 9, 31-32.

2013

  • Long, G., Wilmott, J., Haydu, L., Tembe, V., Sharma, R., Rizos, H., Thompson, J., Howle, J., Scolyer, R., Kefford, R. (2013). Effects of BRAF inhibitors on human melanoma tissue before treatment, early during treatment and on progression. Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, 26(4), 499-508. [More Information]

2012

  • Anforth, R., Blumetti, T., Kefford, R., Sharma, R., Scolyer, R., Kossard, S., Long, G., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2012). Cutaneous Manifestations of Dabrafenib (GSK2118436): A Selective Inhibitor of Mutant BRAF in patients with Metastatic Melanoma. British Journal of Dermatology, 167(5), 1153-1160. [More Information]
  • Wilmott, J., Tembe, V., Howle, J., Sharma, R., Thompson, J., Rizos, H., Lo, R., Kefford, R., Scolyer, R., Long, G. (2012). Intratumoral Molecular Heterogeneity in a BRAF-Mutant, BRAF Inhibitor-Resistant Melanoma: A Case Illustrating the Challenges for Personalized Medicine. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 11(12), 2704-2708. [More Information]
  • Ruiz Beguerie, M., Fernandez Peñas, P., Sharma, R. (2012). Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease with cutaneous presentation in a patient with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Dermatology Online Journal, 18(9), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Dabner, M., McCluggage, G., Bundell, C., Carr, A., Leung, Y., Sharma, R., Stewart, C. (2012). Ovarian Teratoma Associated With Anti-N-Methyl D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Report of 5 Cases Documenting Prominent Intratumoral Lymphoid Infiltrates. International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, 31(5), 429-437. [More Information]
  • Lynnhtun, K., Achan, A., Shingde, M., Howle, J., Sharma, R. (2012). Plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumour: morphological changes and challenges in assessment of recurrent and metastatic lesions. Histopathology, 60(7), 1156-1158. [More Information]
  • Wilmott, J., Long, G., Howle, J., Haydu, L., Sharma, R., Thompson, J., Kefford, R., Hersey, P., Scolyer, R. (2012). Selective BRAF inhibitors induce marked T - cell infiltration into human metastatic melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 18(5), 1386-1394. [More Information]

2011

  • Lu, Y., Sharma, R., Ali, M., Byth Wilson, K., Manolios, N. (2011). Anti-Arthritic Effects of Immunomodulatory Peptide Injected in Joints. Current Drug Delivery, 8(6), 600-606. [More Information]
  • Emmanuel, C., Gava, N., Kennedy, C., Balleine, R., Sharma, R., Wain, G., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Etemadmoghadam, D., George, J., Clarke, C., Harnett, P., deFazio, A., et al (2011). Comparison of Expression Profiles in Ovarian Epithelium In Vivo and Ovarian Cancer Identifies Novel Candidate Genes Involved in Disease Pathogenesis. PLoS One, 6(3), e17617-1-e17617-18. [More Information]
  • Hunter, S., Anglesio, M., Sharma, R., Gilks, B., Melnyk, N., Chiew, Y., deFazio, A., Longacre, T., Huntsman, D., Gorringe, K., et al (2011). Copy Number Aberrations in Benign Serous Ovarian Tumors: A Case for Reclassification? Clinical Cancer Research, 17(23), 7273-7282. [More Information]

2010

  • Fessa, C., Sharma, R., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2010). Cutaneous epithelioid angiosarcoma occurring at a peristomal site. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology, 63(2), e55-e56. [More Information]
  • D'Souza, F., Sharma, R. (2010). Dieulafoy's disease of the bronchus. Pathology, 42(7), 683-684. [More Information]
  • Ahmed Ashoure, A., Etemadmoghadam, D., Temple, J., Lynch, A., Riad, M., Sharma, R., Stewart, C., Fereday, S., Caldas, C., deFazio, A., et al (2010). Driver mutations in TP53 are ubiquitous in high grade serous carcinoma of the ovary. Journal of Pathology, 221(1), 49-56. [More Information]
  • Mahajan, H., Sharma, R., Darmanian, A., Peters, G. (2010). Fibrosarcomatous variant of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans showing COL1A1-PDGFB gene fusion, detected using a novel and disease-specific RT-PCR protocol. Pathology, 42(5), 488-491. [More Information]
  • Murali, R., McCarthy, S., Bothman, J., Cachia, A., Janarthanan, P., Sharma, R. (2010). Melanoma exhibiting cartilaginous differentiation. Histopathology, 56(6), 815-821. [More Information]
  • Parikh, N., Choi, J., Li, M., Sharma, R., Fernandez Peñas, P. (2010). Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a recent plaque of discoid lupus erythematous, in a sun-protected area. Lupus, 19, 210-212. [More Information]
  • Carr, N., Mahajan, H., Tan, K., Sharma, R. (2010). The histological features of intestinal spirochetosis in a series of 113 patients. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 18(2), 144-148. [More Information]

2008

  • Scurr, L., Guminski, A., Chiew, Y., Balleine, R., Sharma, R., Lei, Y., Pryor, K., Wain, G., Brand, A., Byth, K., Kennedy, C., Rizos, H., Harnett, P., deFazio, A. (2008). Ankyrin Repeat Domain 1, ANKRD1, a Novel Determinant of Cisplatin Sensitivity Expressed in Ovarian Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 14(21), 6924-6932. [More Information]
  • Dowd, M., Kumar, R., Sharma, R., Murali, R. (2008). Diagnosis and management of sebaceous carcinoma: an Australian experience. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(3), 158-163. [More Information]
  • Anglesio, M., Arnold, J., George, J., Tinker, A., Tothill, R., Waddell, N., Simms, L., Locandro, B., Fereday, S., Traficante, N., Russell, P., deFazio, A., et al (2008). Mutation of ERBB2 provides a novel alternative mechanism for the ubiquitous activation of RAS-MAPK in ovarian serous low malignant potential tumors. Molecular Cancer Research, 6(11), 1678-1690. [More Information]

2007

  • Elliott, B., Scolyer, R., Suciu, S., Lebecque, S., Rimoldi, D., Gugerli, O., Musat, E., Sharma, R., Lienard, D., Keilholz, U., Thompson, J., et al (2007). Long-term protective effect of mature DC-LAMP+ dendritic cell accumulation in sentinel lymph nodes containing micrometastatic melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 13(13), 3825-3830. [More Information]
  • Murali, R., Sharma, R., Thompson, J., Stretch, J., Lee, C., McCarthy, S., Scolyer, R. (2007). Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Histologically Ambiguous Melanocytic Tumors With Spitzoid Features (So-Called Atypical Spitzoid Tumors). Annals of Surgical Oncology, 15(1), 302-309. [More Information]

2006

  • Sharma, R., Rivory, L., Beale, P., Ong, S., Horvath, L., Clarke, S. (2006). A phase II study of fixed-dose capecitabine and assessment of predictors of toxicity in patients with advanced/metastatic colorectal cancer. British Journal of Cancer, 94(7), 964-968. [More Information]
  • Murali, R., French, J., Sharma, R., Bilous, M. (2006). Metaplastic ossification in mammary fibroadenoma. The Breast Journal, 12(3), 276-277. [More Information]

2004

  • Scolyer, R., Thompson, J., Li, L., Beavis, A., Dawson, M., Doble, P., Soper, R., Uren, R., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., et al (2004). Antimony Concentrations In Nodal Tissue Can Confirm Sentinel Node Identity. Modern Pathology, 17(10), 1191-1197.
  • Scolyer, R., Li, L., McCarthy, S., Shaw, H., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., Thompson, J. (2004). Immunohistochemical Stains Fail To Increase The Detection Rate Of Micrometastatic Melanoma In Completion Regional Lymph Node Dissection Specimens. Melanoma Research: a journal for basic, translational and clinical research in melanoma, 14(4), 263-268.
  • Scolyer, R., Li, L., McCarthy, S., Shaw, H., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., Thompson, J. (2004). Micromorphometric Features Of Positive Sentinel Lymph Nodes Predict Involvement Of Nonsentinel Nodes In Patients With Melanoma. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 122(4), 532-539.
  • Scolyer, R., Thompson, J., Stretch, J., Sharma, R., McCarthy, S. (2004). Pathology Of Melanocytic Lesions: New, Controversial, And Clinically Important Issues. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 86(4), 200-211. [More Information]

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