Research Groups

Section of Infections - Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group

Key Recent Publications

1. Ateenyi-Agaba C, Franceschi S, Wabwire-Mangen F, Arslan A, Othieno E, Binta-Kahwa J, van Doorn LJ, Kleter B, Quint W, Weiderpass E (2010) Human papillomavirus infection and squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva. Br J Cancer 102:262-267

2. Chung SH, Franceschi S, Lambert PF (2010) Estrogen and ER_: Culprits in cervical cancer?. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 21:504-511

3. de Martel C, Plummer M, Franceschi S (2010) Cholangiocarcinoma: descriptive epidemiology and risk factors. Gastroenterol Clin Biol 34:173-180

4. Franceschi S, Lise M, Clifford GM, Rickenbach M, Levi F, Maspoli M, Bouchardy C, Dehler S, Jundt G, Ess S, Bordoni A, Konzelmann I, Frick H, Dal Maso L, Elzi L, Furrer H, Calmy A, Cavassini A, Ledergerber B, Keiser O, and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2010) Changing patters of cancer incidence in the early- and late-HAART periods: the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Br J Cancer 103:416-422

5. Franceschi S, Ronco G (2010) The prevention of cervical cancer in HIV-infected women. AIDS 24:2579-2580

6. Sullivan S, Hirsch HH, Franceschi S, Steffen I, Boffi El Amari E, Mueller NJ, Magkouras I, Biggar RJ, Rickenbach M, Clifford GM, and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2010) Kaposi sarcoma herpes virus antibody response and viraemia following highly active antiretroviral therapy in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. AIDS 24:2245-2252

7. Dal Maso L, Lise M, Zambon P, Falcini F, Crocetti E, Serraino D, Cirilli C, Zanetti R, Vercelli M, Ferretti S, Stracci F, De Lisi V, Busco S, Tagliabue G, Budroni M, Tumino R, Giacomin A, Franceschi S, for AIRTUM working Group (2011) Incidence of thyroid cancer in Italy, 1991-2005: time trends and age-period-cohort effects. Ann Oncol. 22:957-963

8. Franceschi S, Lise M, Trépo C, Berthillon P, Chuang SC, Nieters A, Travis RC, Vermeulen R, Overvad K, Tjønneland A, Olsen A, Bergmann MM, Boeing H, Trichopoulou A, Lagiou P, Bamia C, Palli D, Sieri S, Panico S, Tumino R, Sacerdote C, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Peeters PHM, Rodríguez L, Luján Barroso L, Dorronsoro M, Sánchez MJ, Navarro C, Barricarte A, Regnér S, Borgquist S, Melin B, Hallmans G, Khaw KT, Wareham N, Rinaldi S, Hainaut P, Riboli E, Vineis P (2011) Infection with hepatitis B and C viruses and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:208-214

9. Hammouda D, Clifford GM, Pallardy S, Ayyach G, Chékiri A, Bourich A, Snijders PJF, van Kemenade FJ, Meijer CJLM, Bouhadef A, Zitouni Z, Habib D, Ikezaren N, Franceschi S (2011) Human papillomavirus infection in a population-based sample of women in Algiers, Algeria. Int J Cancer. 128:2224-2229

10. Li N, Franceschi S, Howell-Jones R, Snijders PJF, Clifford GM (2011) Human papillomavirus type distribution in 30,848 invasive cervical cancers worldwide: variation by geographical region, histological type and year of publication. Int J Cancer 128:927-935

11. Plummer M, Carstensen B (2011) Lexis: an R class for epidemiological studies with long-term follow-up. J Stat Softw. 38(5):1-12

12. Vaccarella S, Franceschi S, Herrero R, Schiffman M, Rodriguez AC, Hildesheim A, Burk RD, Plummer M (2011) Clustering of multiple papillomavirus infections in women from a population-based study in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. J Infect Dis 204(33):385-90