Research Groups

Early Detection and Prevention - Prevention and Implementation Group

Previous Publications - All Publications 2015-2011

1. Conway D.I., Brenner D.R., McMahon A.D., Macpherson L.M., Agudo A., Ahrens W., Bosetti C., Brenner H., Castellsague X., Chen C., Curado M.P., Curioni O.A., Dal Maso L., Daudt A.W., de Gois Filho J.F., D'Souza G., Edefonti V., Fabianova E., Fernandez L., Franceschi S., Gillison M., Hayes R.B., Healy C.M., Herrero R., Holcatova I., Jayaprakash V., Kelsey K., Kjaerheim K., Koifman S., La Vecchia C., Lagiou P., Lazarus P., Levi F., Lissowska J., Luce D., Macfarlane T.V., Mates D., Matos E., McClean M., Menezes A.M., Menvielle G., Merletti F., Morgenstern H., Moysich K., Muller H., Muscat J., Olshan A.F., Purdue M.P., Ramroth H., Richiardi L., Rudnai P., Schantz S., Schwartz S.M., Shangina O., Simonato L., Smith E., Stucker I., Sturgis E.M., Szeszenia-Dabrowska N., Talamini R., Thomson P., Vaughan T.L., Wei Q., Winn D.M., Wunsch-Filho V., Yu G.P., Zhang Z.F., Zheng T., Znaor A., Boffetta P., Chuang S.C., Ghodrat M., Amy Lee Y.C., Hashibe M., Brennan P. (2015) Estimating and explaining the effect of education and income on head and neck cancer risk: INHANCE consortium pooled analysis of 31 case-control studies from 27 countries International journal of cancer; 136(5):1125-1139. PMID: 24996155

2. Porras C., Hildesheim A., Gonzalez P., Schiffman M., Rodriguez A.C., Wacholder S., Jimenez S., Quint W., Guillen D., Kreimer A.R., Herrero R. (2015) Performance of self-collected cervical samples in screening for future precancer using human papillomavirus DNA testing Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 107(1):. PMID: 25479804

3. Herrero R., Park J.Y., Forman D. (2014) The fight against gastric cancer - the IARC Working Group report Best.Pract.Res Clin Gastroenterol; 28(6):1107-1114. PMID: 25439075

4. Lang Kuhs K.A., Gonzalez P., Rodriguez A.C., Van Doorn L.J., Schiffman M., Struijk L., Chen S., Quint W., Lowy D.R., Porras C., DelVecchio C., Jimenez S., Safaeian M., Schiller J.T., Wacholder S., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Kreimer A.R. (2014) Reduced Prevalence of Vulvar HPV16/18 Infection Among Women Who Received the HPV16/18 Bivalent Vaccine: A Nested Analysis Within the Costa Rica Vaccine Trial Journal of infectious diseases; 210(12):1890-1899. PMID: 24958910

5. Park J.Y., von Karsa L., Herrero R. (2014) Prevention strategies for gastric cancer: a global perspective Clin Endosc.; 47(6):478-489. PMID: 25505712

6. Bedoya A.M., Tate D.J., Baena A., Cordoba C.M., Borrero M., Pareja R., Rojas F., Patterson J.R., Herrero R., Zea A.H., Sanchez G.I. (2014) Immunosuppression in cervical cancer with special reference to arginase activity Gynecol.Oncol; 135(1):74-80. PMID: 25084511

7. Campos N.G., Burger E.A., Sy S., Sharma M., Schiffman M., Rodriguez A.C., Hildesheim A., Herrero R., Kim J.J. (2014) An updated natural history model of cervical cancer: derivation of model parameters American journal of epidemiology; 180(5):545-555. PMID: 25081182

8. Herrero R., Parsonnet J., Greenberg E.R. (2014) Prevention of gastric cancer JAMA; 312(12):1197-1198. PMID: 25247512

9. Rollan A., Arab J.P., Camargo M.C., Candia R., Harris P., Ferreccio C., Rabkin C.S., Gana J.C., Cortes P., Herrero R., Duran L., Garcia A., Toledo C., Espino A., Lustig N., Sarfatis A., Figueroa C., Torres J., Riquelme A. (2014) Management of Helicobacter pylori infection in Latin America: A Delphi technique-based consensus World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG; 20(31):10969-10983. PMID: 25152601

10. Lazcano-Ponce E., Stanley M., Munoz N., Torres L., Cruz-Valdez A., Salmeron J., Rojas R., Herrero R., Hernandez-Avila M. (2014) Overcoming barriers to HPV vaccination: Non-inferiority of antibody response to human papillomavirus 16/18 vaccine in adolescents vaccinated with a two-dose vs. a three-dose schedule at 21 months Vaccine; 32(6):725-732. PMID: 24355090

11. Ronco G., Dillner J., Elfstrom K.M., Tunesi S., Snijders P.J., Arbyn M., Kitchener H., Segnan N., Gilham C., Giorgi-Rossi P., Berkhof J., Peto J., Meijer C.J. (2014) Efficacy of HPV-based screening for prevention of invasive cervical cancer: follow-up of four European randomised controlled trials Lancet; 383(9916):524-532. PMID: 24192252

12. Chen A.A., Heideman D.A., Boon D., Chen Z., Burk R.D., De Vuyst H., Gheit T., Snijders P.J., Tommasino M., Franceschi S., Clifford G.M. (2014) Human papillomavirus 33 worldwide genetic variation and associated risk of cervical cancer Virology; 356-362. PMID: 24314666

13. Leoncini E., Ricciardi W., Cadoni G., Arzani D., Petrelli L., Paludetti G., Brennan P., Luce D., Stucker I., Matsuo K., Talamini R., La Vecchia C., Olshan A.F., Winn D.M., Herrero R., Franceschi S., Castellsague X., Muscat J., Morgenstern H., Zhang Z.F., Levi F., Dal Maso L., Kelsey K., McClean M., Vaughan T.L., Lazarus P., Purdue M.P., Hayes R.B., Chen C., Schwartz S.M., Shangina O., Koifman S., Ahrens W., Matos E., Lagiou P., Lissowska J., Szeszenia-Dabrowska N., Fernandez L., Menezes A., Agudo A., Daudt A.W., Richiardi L., Kjaerheim K., Mates D., Betka J., Yu G.P., Schantz S., Simonato L., Brenner H., Conway D.I., Macfarlane T.V., Thomson P., Fabianova E., Znaor A., Rudnai P., Healy C., Boffetta P., Chuang S.C., Lee Y.C., Hashibe M., Boccia S. (2014) Adult height and head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis within the INHANCE Consortium European journal of epidemiology; 29(1):35-48. PMID: 24271556

14. Robbins H.A., Kemp T.J., Porras C., Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Wacholder S., Gonzalez P., Schiller J., Lowy D., Poncelet S., Esser M., Matys K., Hildesheim A., Pinto L.A., Herrero R., Safaeian M. (2014) Comparison of antibody responses to human papillomavirus vaccination as measured by three assays Frontiers in oncology; 328. PMID: 24455487

15. Anantharaman D., Chabrier A., Gaborieau V., Franceschi S., Herrero R., Rajkumar T., Samant T., Mahimkar M.B., Brennan P., McKay J.D. (2014) Genetic variants in nicotine addiction and alcohol metabolism genes, oral cancer risk and the propensity to smoke and drink alcohol: a replication study in India PLoS ONE; 9(2):e88240. PMID: 24505444

16. Guevara E., Baena A., Almonte M., Salaza J.E., Gaviria A., Sanchez G.I. (2014) Reproducibilidad en la lectura de un set de placas de citología cérvico-uterinas en cuatro centros especializados de Medellín, Antioquia Revista Facultad Nacional de Salud Publica; 32(2):54-60.

17. Robbins H.A., Li Y., Porras C., Pawlita M., Ghosh A., Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Wacholder S., Kemp T.J., Gonzalez P., Schiller J., Lowy D., Esser M., Matys K., Quint W., Van Doorn L.J., Herrero R., Pinto L.A., Hildesheim A., Waterboer T., Safaeian M. (2014) Glutathione S-transferase L1 multiplex serology as a measure of cumulative infection with human papillomavirus BMC.Infect Dis; 120. PMID: 24588945

18. Park J.Y., Forman D., Greenberg E.R., Herrero R. (2013) Helicobacter pylori Eradication in the Prevention of Gastric Cancer: Are More Trials Needed? Curr Oncol Rep.; 15(6):517-525. PMID: 24101366

19. Lang Kuhs K.A., Gonzalez P., Struijk L., Castro F., Hildesheim A., Van Doorn L.J., Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Quint W., Lowy D.R., Porras C., DelVecchio C., Katki H.A., Jimenez S., Safaeian M., Schiller J., Solomon D., Wacholder S., Herrero R., Kreimer A.R. (2013) Prevalence of and risk factors for oral human papillomavirus among young women in Costa Rica J Infect.Dis.; 208(10):1643-1652. PMID: 24014882

20. Safaeian M., Porras C., Pan Y., Kreimer A., Schiller J.T., Gonzalez P., Lowy D.R., Wacholder S., Schiffman M., Rodriguez A.C., Herrero R., Kemp T., Shelton G., Quint W., Van Doorn L.J., Hildesheim A., Pinto L.A. (2013) Durable antibody responses following one dose of the bivalent human papillomavirus l1 virus-like particle vaccine in the costa rica vaccine trial Cancer Prev Res.(Phila); 6(11):1242-1250. PMID: 24189371

21. De Vuyst H., Chung M.H., Baussano I., Mugo N.R., Tenet V., van Kemenade F.J., Rana F.S., Sakr S.R., Meijer C.J., Snijders P.J., Franceschi S. (2013) Comparison of HPV DNA testing in cervical exfoliated cells and tissue biopsies among HIV-positive women in Kenya Int.J Cancer; 133(6):1441-1446. PMID: 23444059

22. Rodriguez A.C., Solomon D., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Gonzalez P., Wacholder S., Porras C., Jimenez S., Schiffman M. (2013) Impact of human papillomavirus vaccination on cervical cytology screening, colposcopy, and treatment Am.J Epidemiol; 178(5):752-760. PMID: 23843026

23. Safaeian M., Kemp T.J., Pan D.Y., Porras C., Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Cortes B., Katki H., Wacholder S., Schiller J.T., Gonzalez P., Penrose K., Lowy D.R., Quint W., Van Doorn L.J., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Pinto L.A. (2013) Cross-protective vaccine efficacy of the bivalent HPV vaccine against HPV31 is associated with humoral immune responses: results from the Costa Rica Vaccine Trial Hum Vaccin.Immunother.; 9(7):1399-1406. PMID: 23571174

24. Morgan D.R., Torres J., Sexton R., Herrero R., Salazar-Martinez E., Greenberg E.R., Bravo L.E., Dominguez R.L., Ferreccio C., Lazcano-Ponce E.C., Meza-Montenegro M.M., Pena E.M., Pena R., Correa P., Martinez M.E., Chey W.D., Valdivieso M., Anderson G.L., Goodman G.E., Crowley J.J., Baker L.H. (2013) Risk of recurrent Helicobacter pylori infection 1 year after initial eradication therapy in 7 Latin American communities JAMA; 309(6):578-586. PMID: 23403682

25. Porras C., Nodora J., Sexton R., Ferreccio C., Jimenez S., Dominguez R.L., Cook P., Anderson G., Morgan D.R., Baker L.H., Greenberg E.R., Herrero R. (2013) Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in six Latin American countries (SWOG Trial S0701) Cancer causes & control : CCC; 24(2):209-215. PMID: 23263777

26. Torres J., Correa P., Ferreccio C., Hernandez-Suarez G., Herrero R., Cavazza-Porro M., Dominguez R., Morgan D. (2013) Gastric cancer incidence and mortality is associated with altitude in the mountainous regions of Pacific Latin America Cancer causes & control : CCC; 24(2):249-256. PMID: 23224271

27. Bedoya A.M., Jaramillo R., Baena A., Castano J., Olaya N., Zea A.H., Herrero R., Sanchez G.I. (2013) Location and Density of Immune Cells in Precursor Lesions and Cervical Cancer Cancer Microenviron.; 6(1):69-77. PMID: 22290207

28. Herrero R., Quint W., Hildesheim A., Gonzalez P., Struijk L., Katki H.A., Porras C., Schiffman M., Rodriguez A.C., Solomon D., Jimenez S., Schiller J.T., Lowy D.R., Van Doorn L.J., Wacholder S., Kreimer A.R. (2013) Reduced prevalence of oral human papillomavirus (HPV) 4 years after bivalent HPV vaccination in a randomized clinical trial in Costa Rica PLoS ONE; 8(7):e68329. PMID: 23873171

29. Lin S.W., Ghosh A., Porras C., Markt S.C., Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Wacholder S., Kemp T.J., Pinto L.A., Gonzalez P., Wentzensen N., Esser M.T., Matys K., Meuree A., Quint W., Van Doorn L.J., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Safaeian M. (2013) HPV16 seropositivity and subsequent HPV16 infection risk in a naturally infected population: comparison of serological assays PLoS ONE; 8(1):e53067. PMID: 23301022

30. Nascimento C., De Vuyst H. (2013) Prevalence and type distribution of HPV in carcinoma and intraepithelial neoplasia of the vulva and vagina: a meta-analysis HPV Today; 12-13.

31. Gonzalez P., Cortes B., Quint W., Kreimer A.R., Porras C., Rodriguez A.C., Jimenez S., Herrero R., Struijk L., Hildesheim A., Melchers W. (2012) Evaluation of the FTA carrier device for human papillomavirus testing in developing countries Journal of clinical microbiology; 50(12):3870-3876. PMID: 22993174

32. Kemp T.J., Safaeian M., Hildesheim A., Pan Y., Penrose K.J., Porras C., Schiller J.T., Lowy D.R., Herrero R., Pinto L.A. (2012) Kinetic and HPV infection effects on cross-type neutralizing antibody and avidity responses induced by Cervarix((R)) Vaccine; 31(1):165-170. PMID: 23123024

33. Castro F.A., Quint W., Gonzalez P., Katki H.A., Herrero R., Van Doorn L.J., Schiffman M., Struijk L., Rodriguez A.C., Del Vecchio C., Lowy D.R., Porras C., Jimenez S., Schiller J., Solomon D., Wacholder S., Hildesheim A., Kreimer A.R. (2012) Prevalence of and risk factors for anal human papillomavirus infection among young healthy women in Costa Rica Journal of infectious diseases; 206(7):1103-1110. PMID: 22850119

34. Li Q., Chuang S.C., Eluf-Neto J., Menezes A., Matos E., Koifman S., Wunsch-Filho V., Fernandez L., Daudt A.W., Curado M.P., Winn D.M., Franceschi S., Herrero R., Castellsague X., Morgenstern H., Zhang Z.F., Lazarus P., Muscat J., McClean M., Kelsey K.T., Hayes R.B., Purdue M.P., Schwartz S.M., Chen C., Benhamou S., Olshan A.F., Yu G., Schantz S., Ferro G., Brennan P., Boffetta P., Hashibe M. (2012) Vitamin or mineral supplement intake and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium International journal of cancer; 131(7):1686-1699. PMID: 22173631

35. Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Bratti C., Sherman M.E., Solomon D., Guillen D., Alfaro M., Morales J., Hutchinson M., Cheung L., Wacholder S., Burk R.D. (2012) Low risk of type-specific carcinogenic HPV re-appearance with subsequent cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2/3 International journal of cancer; 131(8):1874-1881. PMID: 22213126

36. Safaeian M., Ghosh A., Porras C., Lin S.W., Rodriguez A.C., Schiffman M., Wacholder S., Kemp T., Gonzalez P., Wentzensen N., Esser M., Meuree A., Matys K., Quint W., Van Doorn L.J., Sherman M.E., Herrero R., Pinto L.A., Hildesheim A. (2012) Direct Comparison of HPV16 Serological Assays Used to Define HPV-Naive Women in HPV Vaccine Trials Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention; 21(9):1547-1554. PMID: 22752082

37. Santesso N., Schunemann H., Blumenthal P., De Vuyst H., Gage J., Garcia F., Jeronimo J., Lu R., Luciani S., Quek S.C., Awad T., Broutet N. (2012) World Health Organization Guidelines: Use of cryotherapy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics; 118(2):97-102. PMID: 22727415

38. Kreimer A.R., Schiffman M., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Gonzalez P., Burk R.D., Porras C., Sherman M.E., Demuth F., Cheung L., Bratti C., Cecilia Rodriguez A. (2012) Long-term risk of recurrent cervical human papillomavirus infection and precancer and cancer following excisional treatment International journal of cancer; 131(1):211-218. PMID: 21823117

39. Kemp T.J., Safaeian M., Miner S., Williams M.C., Rodriguez A.C., Herrero R., Hildesheim A., Pinto L.A. (2012) Oral Immunoglobulin Levels are Not a Good Surrogate for Cervical Immunoglobulin Levels Frontiers in oncology; 61. PMID: 22737669

40. Kreimer A.R., Gonzalez P., Katki H.A., Porras C., Schiffman M., Rodriguez A.C., Solomon D., Jimenez S., Schiller J.T., Lowy D.R., Van Doorn L.J., Struijk L., Quint W., Chen S., Wacholder S., Hildesheim A., Herrero R. (2011) Efficacy of a bivalent HPV 16/18 vaccine against anal HPV 16/18 infection among young women: a nested analysis within the Costa Rica Vaccine Trial Lancet oncology; 12(9):862-870. PMID: 21865087

41. Greenberg E.R., Anderson G.L., Morgan D.R., Torres J., Chey W.D., Bravo L.E., Dominguez R.L., Ferreccio C., Herrero R., Lazcano-Ponce E.C., Meza-Montenegro M.M., Pena R., Pena E.M., Salazar-Martinez E., Correa P., Martinez M.E., Valdivieso M., Goodman G.E., Crowley J.J., Baker L.H. (2011) 14-day triple, 5-day concomitant, and 10-day sequential therapies for Helicobacter pylori infection in seven Latin American sites: a randomised trial Lancet; 378(9790):507-514. PMID: 21777974

42. Herrero R., Wacholder S., Rodriguez A.C., Solomon D., Gonzalez P., Kreimer A.R., Porras C., Schussler J., Jimenez S., Sherman M.E., Quint W., Schiller J.T., Lowy D.R., Schiffman M., Hildesheim A. (2011) Prevention of Persistent Human Papillomavirus Infection by an HPV16/18 Vaccine: A Community-Based Randomized Clinical Trial in Guanacaste, Costa Rica Cancer Discovery; 1(5):408-419.