Abha Gupta , MD, MSc, FRCPC
The Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto
Princess Margaret Hospital
Dr. Abha Gupta received her MD at the University of Toronto. She completed her pediatrics residency at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (New Haven, CT) and Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Ottawa) before moving back to Toronto to complete her fellowship in paediatric hematology/oncology at The Hospital for Sick Children. To complement her training, Dr. Gupta completed a one-year fellowship in Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology with a focus on sarcoma. She is currently cross appointed as a staff oncologist at both The Hospital for Sick Children and Princess Margaret Hospital.
Dr. Gupta’s primary clinical and research interests include sarcoma, adolescent oncology, and primary liver tumours in children.
- Adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology
- Primary liver tumours in children
Gupta AA, Anderson JR, Pappo AS, Spunt SL, Dasgupta R, Indelicato DJ, Hawkins DS: Patterns of chemotherapy-induced toxicities in younger children and adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report from the Children’s Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Cancer 2011 Jul 14. Epub ahead of print.
Al-Hussaini H, Hogg D, Blackstein ME, O'Sullivan B, Catton CN, Chung PW, Griffin AM, Hodgson D, Hopyan S, Kandel RA, Ferguson PC, Wunder JS, Gupta AA: Clinical features, treatment and outcome in 102 adult and pediatric patients with localized high-grade synovial sarcoma. Sarcoma 2011 Apr 14. Epub ahead of print.
Fernandez C, Fraser G, Freeman C, Grunfeld E, Gupta AA, Mery L, Schacter B: Principles and Recommendations for the Provision of Healthcare in Canada to AYAs with Cancer and Survivors of AYA and Childhood Cancer. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology 2011: 1 (1): pp 53-59.
Ferguson PC, Deheshi BM, Chung P, Catton CN, O’Sullivan B, Gupta A, Griffin AM, Wunder JS: Soft Tissue Sarcoma Presenting with Metastatic Disease. Cancer 2011: 117 (2): pp 372-379.
Gupta AA, Gerstle JT, Ng V, Wong A, Fecteau A, Malogolowkin MH, Meyers RL, Grant D, Grant RM: Critical review of controversial issues in the management of advanced pediatric liver tumors. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2011: 56 (7): pp 1013-1018.
Chong AL, Gupta A, Punnett A, Nathan PC: A Cross Canada Survey of Sperm Banking Practices in Pediatric Oncology Centers. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2010: 55 (7): pp 442-451.
Elmi M, Ko MA, Gupta A, Chung P, Keshavjee S: Primary Tracheal Ewing's Sarcoma. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2010: 90 (4): pp 1349-1352.
O’Gorman C, Hamilton J, Rachmiel M, Gupta A, Ngan BY, Daneman D: Thyroid Cancer in Childhood: A retrospective review of childhood course. Thyroid 2010: 20 (4): pp 375-380.
Gupta AA, Pappo A, Saunders N, Hopyan S, Ferguson P, Wunder J, O’Sullivan B, Catton C, Greenberg M, Blackstein M: Clinical outcome of children and adults with localized Ewing sarcoma: impact of chemotherapy dose and timing of local therapy. Cancer 2010: 116 (13): pp 3189-3194.
Avila L, Sivaprakasam P, Viero S, Somers GR, Shago M, Gerstle JT, Metser U, Gupta AA: The Challenge of Diagnosing a Splenic Hamartoma in a Child in the Era of PET-CT. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2009: 53 (1): pp 114.
Gupta A, Tyrrell P, Valani R, Benseler S, Abdelhaleem M, Weitzman S: Experience with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis/macrophage activation syndrome at a single institution. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2009: 31 (2): pp 81-84.
Gupta A, Malkin D: Sarcomas and Cancer Predisposition Syndromes. The Electronic Sarcoma Update Newsletter (ESUN), April 2008, http://sarcomahelp.org/learning_center/predisposition_syndromes.html.
Gupta A, Tyrrell P, Valani R, Benseler S, Weitzman S, Abdelhaleem M: The Role of the Initial Bone Marrow Aspirate in the Diagnosis of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2008: 51 (3): pp 402-404.
Chera R, Gupta AA, Bailey D, Somers RG, Kukreti V, Crump M: Small intestinal B-Cell Lymphoma in a Patient with Lymphangiectasia Secondary to Abdominal Lymphangioma. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2008: 26 (4): pp 675-678.
Gupta A, Weitzman S, Abdelhaleem M: The Role of Hemophagocytosis in Bone Marrow Aspirates in the Diagnosis of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2008: 50 (2): pp 192-194.
Gupta A, Kumar A, Walters S, Chait P, Irwin MS, Gerstle JT: Analysis of Needle Versus Open Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Advanced Stage Pediatric Neuroblastoma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2006: 47 (7): pp 875-879.
Rachmiel M, Charron M, Gupta A, Hamilton J, Wherrett D, Forte V, Daneman D: Evidence-based Review of Treatment and Follow-up of Pediatric Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinol and Metabolism 2006: 19: pp 1377-1393.
Gupta AA, Pappo AS: New Drugs for the Treatment of Metastic or Refactory Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Children. Future Oncology 2006: 2 (5): pp 675-685.
Somers GR, Gupta AA, Doria AS, Ho M, Pereira C, Shago M, Thorner PS, Zielenska M: Pediatric Undifferentiated Sarcomas of the Soft Tissues: A Clinicopathologic Study. Pediatric and Development Pathology 2006: 9: pp 132.
Gupta AA, Capra M, Papaioannou V, Hall G, Maze R, Dix D, Weitzman S: Low incidence of ototoxicity with continuous infusion of cisplatin in the treatment of pediatric germ cell tumors. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2006: 28: pp 91-94.
Gupta AA, Grant R, Shago M, Abdelhaleem M: Occurrence of t(8:22)(q24.1:q11.2) involving the MYC locus in a case of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a precursor B cell immunophenotype. Journal of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology 2004: 26 (8): pp 532-534.
Gupta A, Kumar A, Stewart DE: Cervical Cancer Screening Among South Asian Women: The Role of Education and Acculturation. Healthcare for Women International 2002: 23 (2): pp 123.
Gupta AA, Leaker M, Andrew M, Massicotte P, Lui L, Benson LN, McCrindle BW: Safety and outcomes of thrombolysis with tissue plasminogen activator for treatment of intravascular thrombosis in children. Journal of Pediatrics 2001: 139 (5): pp 682-688.
Gupta AA, Leal-Berumen I, Croitoru K, Marshall JS: Rat peritoneal mast cells produce IFN-gamma following IL-12 treatment but not in response to IgE-mediated activation. Journal of Immunology 1999: 157 (5): pp 2123-2128.
Leal-Berumen I, O'Byrne P, Gupta A, Richards CD, Marshall JS: Prostanoid Enhancement of Interleukin-6 Production by Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells. Journal of Immunology 1995: 155: pp 4759.