Sarah Ward

Ms, Dr, BCom BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M409), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 215 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20082020
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Research Output 2008 2018

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Novel pleiotropic risk loci for melanoma and nevus density implicate multiple biological pathways

Melanoma GWAS Consortium, 1 Dec 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 4774.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nevi and Melanomas
loci
Nevus
Melanoma
genes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of melanoma: A Mendelian randomisation analysis

Melanoma Meta-Analysis Consortium, 1 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Cancer. 143, 3, p. 508-514 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Melanoma
Genome-Wide Association Study
Odds Ratio
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)
Exome
Schizophrenia
Genetic Association Studies
Gene Frequency
Population
2 Citations (Scopus)

Functional melanoma-risk variant IRF4 rs12203592 associated with Breslow thickness: a pooled international study of primary melanomas

Gibbs, D. C., Ward, S. V., Orlow, I., Cadby, G., Kanetsky, P. A., Luo, L., Busam, K. J., Kricker, A., Armstrong, B. K., Cust, A. E., Anton-Culver, H., Gallagher, R. P., Zanetti, R., Rosso, S., Sacchetto, L., Ollila, D. W., Begg, C. B., Berwick, M., Thomas, N. E. & The GEM Study Group, 1 Nov 2017, In : British Journal of Dermatology. 177, 5, p. e180-e182

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2016
38 Citations (Scopus)

Melanoma Epidemiology and Prevention

Berwick, M., Buller, D. B. B., Cust, A., Gallagher, R., Lee, T. K. K., Meyskens, F., Pandey, S., Thomas, N. E. E., Veierod, M. B. B. & Ward, S., 2016, Melanoma. Kaufman, H. L. & Mehnert, J. M. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, Vol. 167. p. 17-49 33 p. (Cancer Treatment and Research; vol. 167).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Melanoma
Epidemiology
Solar System
Nevus
Genetic Polymorphisms
2015
81 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies five new susceptibility loci for cutaneous malignant melanoma

Law, M. H., Bishop, D. T., Lee, J. E., Brossard, M., Martin, N. G., Moses, E., Song, F., Barrett, J. H., Kumar, R., Easton, D. F., Pharoah, P. D. P., Swerdlow, A. J., Kypreou, K. P., Taylor, J. C., Harland, M., Randerson-Moor, J., Akslen, L. A., Andresen, P. A., Avril, M. F., Azizi, E. & 55 othersScarrà, G. B., Brown, K. M., Dębniak, T., Duffy, D. L., Elder, D. E., Fang, S., Friedman, E., Galan, P., Ghiorzo, P., Gillanders, E. M., Goldstein, A. M., Gruis, N. A., Hansson, J., Helsing, P., Hočevar, M., Höiom, V., Ingvar, C., Kanetsky, P. A., Chen, W. V., Landi, M. T., Lang, J., Lathrop, G. M., Lubiński, J., Mackie, R. M., Mann, G. J., Molven, A., Montgomery, G. W., Novaković, S., Olsson, H., Puig, S., Puig-Butille, J. A., Qureshi, A. A., Radford-Smith, G. L., Van Der Stoep, N., Van Doorn, R., Whiteman, D. C., Craig, J. E., Schadendorf, D., Simms, L. A., Burdon, K. P., Nyholt, D. R., Pooley, K. A., Orr, N., Stratigos, A. J., Cust, A. E., Ward, S., Hayward, N. K., Han, J., Schulze, H. J., Dunning, A. M., Bishop, J. A. N., Demenais, F., Amos, C. I., Macgregor, S. & Iles, M. M., 2015, In : Nature Genetics. 47, 9, p. 987-995

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meta-Analysis
Genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
Quantitative Trait Loci
Melanocytes
1 Citation (Scopus)

The aggregation of early-onset melanoma in young Western Australian families

Ward, S., Dowty, J. G., Webster, R., Cadby, G., Glasson, E., Heyworth, J., Emery, J., Cole, J. M., Millward, M., Wood, F. & Palmer, L. J., 2015, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 39, 3, p. 346-352

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanoma
Neoplasms
Confidence Intervals
Western Australia
Age of Onset
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)
67 Citations (Scopus)

The effect on melanoma risk of genes previously associated with telomere length

Iles, M. M., Bishop, D. T., Taylor, J. C., Hayward, N. K., Brossard, M., Cust, A. E., Dunning, A. M., Lee, J. E., Moses, E., Akslen, L. A., Andresen, P. A., Avril, M. F., Azizi, E., Scarrà, G. B., Brown, K. M., Debniak, T., Elder, D. E., Friedman, E., Ghiorzo, P., Gillanders, E. M. & 36 othersGoldstein, A. M., Gruis, N. A., Hansson, J., Harland, M., Helsing, P., Hočevar, M., Höiom, V., Ingvar, C., Kanetsky, P. A., Landi, M. T., Lang, J., Lathrop, G. M., Lubiński, J., Mackie, R. M., Martin, N. G., Molven, A., Montgomery, G. W., Novaković, S., Olsson, H., Puig, S., Puig-Butille, J. A., Radford-Smith, G. L., Randerson-Moor, J., Van Der Stoep, N., Van Doorn, R., Whiteman, D. C., Macgregor, S., Pooley, K. A., Ward, S., Mann, G. J., Amos, C. I., Pharoah, P. D., Demenais, F., Law, M. H., Newton Bishop, J. A. & Barrett, J. H., Oct 2014, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 106, 10, p. 1-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Telomere
Melanoma
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Genes
Israel
2013
5954 Downloads (Pure)
File
Western Australia
Molecular Epidemiology
Cicatrix
Melanoma
Health

Validation of self-reported melanoma diagnosis history

Ward, S., Palmer, L., Cole, J. M., Wood, F. & Heyworth, J., 2013, Society for Melanoma Research 2013 Congress. United States: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 26. p. 932–1019

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2012
5 Citations (Scopus)

Association of TGFβ1 and clinical factors with scar outcome following melanoma excision

Ward, S., Cadby, G., Heyworth, J., Fear, M., Wallace, H., Cole, J. M., Wood, F. & Palmer, L., 2012, In : Archives of Dermatological Research. 304, 5, p. 343-51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ASSOCIATION OF WOUND REPAIR AND PIGMENTATION GENES WITH SCAR OUTCOME FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL PRIMARY CLOSURE OF SKIN TUMOR EXCISION

Ward, S., Wallace, H., Cadby, G., Heyworth, J., Fear, M., Cole, J. M., Wood, F. & Palmer, L., 2012, Conjoint 3rd Australasian Wound & Tissue Repair Society and 9th Australasian Society for Dermatology Research Conference. United States: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 20. p. A53–A78

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2011

Genetic factors associated with scar outcome following melanoma excision

Ward, S., Cadby, G., Fear, M., Wallace, H., Cole, JM., Heyworth, J., Wood, F. & Palmer, L., 2011, Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA) Annual Scientific Meeting. Australia, Vol. 18. p. 43

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

4 Citations (Scopus)

The Western Australian Melanoma Health Study: Study design and participant characteristics

Ward, S., Cadby, G., Lee, A., Cole, J. M., Heyworth, J., Millward, M., Wood, F. & Palmer, L. J., 2011, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 35, p. 423-431

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

The Western Australian Melanoma Health Study: A resource for melanoma research

Ward, S. V., Cadby, G., Lee, A., Cole, J. M., Heyworth, J., Millward, M. J., Wood, F. M. & Palmer, L., 2010, Clinical Oncological Society of Australia. Australia: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 6 (S3). p. 229

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

VISUALIZATION OF SUB-SURFACE STRUCTURES IN SCAR TISSUE USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY

Liew, Y., Ward, S., Mclaughlin, R., Wood, F., Palmer, L. & Sampson, D., 2010, The 2nd Australasian Wound and Tissue Repair Society (AWTRS) Meeting. United States: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 18. p. A59–A76

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2009

Breslow thickness in the Western Australian Melanoma Health Study

Cadby, G., Ward, S., Cole, J. M., Millward, M. & Palmer, L., 2009, Society for Melanoma Research 2009 International Congress. United States: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 22. p. 6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Scar outcome post melanoma excision

Ward, S., Cadby, G., Millward, M., Cole, J. M., Wood, F. & Palmer, L., 2009, Society for Melanoma Research 2009 International Congress. United States: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 22. p. 6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

The Western Australian Melanoma Health Study.

Ward, S., Cadby, G., Wood, F., Millward, M. & Palmer, L., 2009, GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY. United States: Wiley-Liss, Vol. 33. p. 787

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2008

The Western Australian Melanoma Health Study (WAMHS)

Ward, S. V., Cadby, G., Martin, L., Hudson, E. T., Hewitt, K., Cole, J. M., Wood, F. M., Milward, M. M. & Palmer, L., 2008, Clinical Oncological Society of Australia and the International Association of Cancer Registries Joint Scientific Meetin. Ackland, S. (ed.). Sydney ed. United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 4 (Suppl.2). p. A103

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper