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Dr Sharon Pattison

PositionSenior Lecturer and Medical Oncologist
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Dunedin)
QualificationsMBChB BMedSc(Disn) PhD FRACP
Research summaryGastrointestinal cancers; neuroendocrine tumours; prognostic and predictive variables.
Teaching
  • Year 2 ELM
  • Year 3 Cancer Vertical Module
  • Year 4 Cancer Whole Class Learning Week
  • Year 5 Ambulatory Teaching
Memberships
  • Executive Committee Member, New Zealand Society for Oncology (NZSO)
  • Executive Committee Member and Project Oversight Committee Member, Commonwealth Neuroendocrine Tumour Collaboration (CommNETs)
  • Member, AGITG
  • Member, ASCO
  • Member, ESMO
ClinicalGastrointestinal cancers and neuroendocrine tumours

Research

Sharon studied at University of Otago and University of Melbourne and was appointed as a Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine, and also as Medical Oncologist, Southern District Health Board in 2016. Sharon has research interests in gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, and neuroendocrine tumours, with a particular interest in understanding the variability that is seen at a clinical, histological, and genomic level.

Publications

Pattison, S., Mitchell, C., Lade, S., Leong, T., Busuttil, R. A., & Boussioutas, A. (2017). Early relapses after adjuvant chemotherapy suggests primary chemoresistance in diffuse gastric cancer. PLoS ONE, 12(9), e0183891. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183891

Wang, M., Busuttil, R. A., Pattison, S., Neeson, P. J., & Boussioutas, A. (2016). Immunological battlefield in gastric cancer and role of immunotherapies. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 22(28), 6373-6384. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i28.6373

Pattison, S., Mann, G. B., Crosthwaite, G., Lade, S., Mitchell, C., Leong, T., … Boussioutas, A. (2016). Predictors of outcome after surgery for gastric cancer in a Western cohort. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(6), 469-474. doi: 10.1111/ans.12915

Pattison, S., & Boussioutas, A. (2015). Pathophysiology of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer. In V. E. Strong (Ed.), Gastric cancer: Principles and practice. (pp. 91-109). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-15826-6_6

Pattison, S., & Zalcberg, J. R. (2014). Bespoke treatment: Drivers beware! Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 10(4), 378-380. doi: 10.1111/ajco.12265

Chapter in Book - Other

Pattison, S., & Boussioutas, A. (2015). Pathophysiology of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer. In V. E. Strong (Ed.), Gastric cancer: Principles and practice. (pp. 91-109). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-15826-6_6

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Journal - Research Article

Pattison, S., Mitchell, C., Lade, S., Leong, T., Busuttil, R. A., & Boussioutas, A. (2017). Early relapses after adjuvant chemotherapy suggests primary chemoresistance in diffuse gastric cancer. PLoS ONE, 12(9), e0183891. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183891

Pattison, S., Mann, G. B., Crosthwaite, G., Lade, S., Mitchell, C., Leong, T., … Boussioutas, A. (2016). Predictors of outcome after surgery for gastric cancer in a Western cohort. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(6), 469-474. doi: 10.1111/ans.12915

Wang, M., Busuttil, R. A., Pattison, S., Neeson, P. J., & Boussioutas, A. (2016). Immunological battlefield in gastric cancer and role of immunotherapies. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 22(28), 6373-6384. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i28.6373

Lei, Z., Tan, I. B., Das, K., Deng, N., Zouridis, H., Pattison, S., … Rozen, S. G. (2013). Identification of molecular subtypes of gastric cancer with different responses to PI3-kinase inhibitors and 5-fluorouracil. Gastroenterology, 145, 554-565. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.05.010

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Journal - Research Other

Pattison, S., & Zalcberg, J. R. (2014). Bespoke treatment: Drivers beware! Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 10(4), 378-380. doi: 10.1111/ajco.12265

Pattison, S. T., & McLaren, B. R. (2013). Triple negative breast cancer in a male-to-female transsexual [Brief communication]. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(2), 203-205. doi: 10.1111/imj.12047

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