Research Groups

Section of Infections - Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group

Key Recent Publications

1. Baussano I, Franceschi S, Plummer M (2014) Infection-transmission and chronic-disease models in the study of infection-associated cancers. Br J Cancer 110(1):7-11

2. Chen AA, Heideman DAM, Chen Z, Burk R, De Vuyst H, Gheit T, Snijders PJF, Tommasino M, Franceschi S, Clifford GM, and the IARC HPV Variant Study Group (2014) Human Papillomavirus 33 Worldwide Genetic Variation and Associated Risk of Cervical Cancer. Virology 448:356-62

3. Combes JD, Chen AA, Franceschi S (2014) Prevalence of human papillomavirus in cancer of the oropharynx by gender. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers and Prev 23(12):2954-8

4. Rinaldi S, Plummer M, Biessy C, Tsilidis KK, Nautrup Oestergaard J, Overvad K, Tjønneland A, Halkjær J, Boutron-Ruault MC, Clavel-Chapelon F, Dossus L, Kaaks R, Lukanova A, Boeing H, Trichopoulou A, Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D, Palli D, Agnoli C, Tumino R, Vineis P, Panico S, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Peeters PH, Weiderpass E, Lund E, Quirós Garcia JR, Agudo A, Molina E, Larrañaga N, Navarro Sanchez C, Ardanaz E, Manjer J, Almquist M, Sandström M, Hennings J, Khaw KT, Schmidt J, Travis R, Byrnes G, Scalbert A, Romieu I, Gunter M, Riboli E, Franceschi S (2014) Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, Thyroglobulin, and Thyroid Hormones and Risk of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: The EPIC Study. J Natl Cancer Inst 106(6):dju097

5. Crosbie EJ, Einstein MH, Franceschi S, Kitchener HC (2013) Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer. Lancet 382(9895):889-99

6. Franceschi S, Wild CP (2013) Meeting the global demands of epidemiologic transition- The indispensable role of cancer prevention. Mol Oncol 7:1-13

7. Vaccarella S, Söderlund-Strand A, Franceschi S, Plummer M, Dillner J (2013) Patterns of human papillomavirus (HPV) types in multiple infections: an analysis in women and men of the High Throughput HPV Monitoring Study. Plos One 8(8):e71617

8. Clifford GM, Lise M, Franceschi S, Egger M, Bouchardy C, Korol D, Levi F, Ess S, Jundt G, Wandeler G, Fehr J, Schmid P, Battegay M, Bernasconi E, Cavassini M, Calmy A, Keiser O, Schöni-Affolter F and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2012) Lung cancer in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study: role of smoking, immunodeficiency and pulmonary infection. Br J Cancer 106:447-452

9. de Martel C, Ferlay J, Franceschi S, Vignat J, Bray F, Forman D, Plummer M (2012) Global burden of cancers attributable to infections in 2008: a review and synthetic analysis. Lancet Oncol 13:607-615

10. Guan P, Howell-Jones R, Li N, Bruni L, de Sanjosé S, Franceschi S, Clifford GM (2012) Human papillomavirus types in 115,789 HPV-positive women: A meta-analysis from cervical infection to cancer. Int J Cancer 131:2349-2359

11. Plummer M, Peto J, Franceschi S, on behalf of the International Collaboration of Epidemiological Studies of Cervical Cancer (2012) Time since first sexual intercourse and the risk of cervical cancer. Int J Cancer 130:2638-2644

12. Plummer M (2011) Portable C++ for R Packages. The R Journal 3:60-63