Who's Who

Salvatore Vaccarella


Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group

Academic Degrees

2007PhDMedical StatisticsMilan UniversityMilanItaly
1999University DegreeStatisticsPadova UniversityPadovaItaly

Current Research Projects

  • Concurrent infection with multiple HPV types
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Incidence trends of cervical cancer worldwide
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Filling the gaps in the epidemiology of human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in developing countries
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Pooled analyses of the IARC HPV Prevalence Surveys
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Toll-like receptors and cervical cancer risk
    IARC (Coordinator)

Selected Publications

Carozzi F, Ronco G, Gillio-Tos A, De Marco L, Del Mistro A, Girlando S, Franceschi S, Plummer M, and Vaccarella S, for the New Technologies for Cervical Cancer screening (NTCC) working group. (2012) Concurrent infections with multiple human papillomavirus (HPV) types in the New Technologies for Cervical Cancer (NTCC) screening study. Eur J Cancer : In press

Castellsagué X, Diaz M, Vaccarella S, de Sanjosé S, Muñoz N, Herrero R, Franceschi S, Meijer CJLM, Bosch FX. (2011) Intrauterine device use, cervical infection with human papillomavirus, and risk of cervical cancer: a pooled analysis of 26 epidemiological studies. Lancet Oncol 12 : 1023-1031

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 : 385-390

Vaccarella S, Franceschi S, Clifford GM, Touzé A, Hsu C, de Sanjosé S, Anh PTH, Hieu NT, Matos E, Shin HR, Sukvirach S, Thomas JO, Boursaghin L, Gaitan J, Snijders PJF, Meijer CJLM, Muñoz N, Herrero R, Coursaget P. (2010) Seroprevalence of antibodies against human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 in four continents: the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19 : 2379-2388

Franceschi S, Plummer M, Clifford G, de Sanjosé S, Bosch X, Herrero R, Muñoz N and Vaccarella S for the International Agency for Research on Cancer Multicentric Cervical Cancer Study Group and the International Agency for Research on Cancer Human Papillomavirus Prevalence Surveys Study Group. (2009) Differences in the risk of cervical cancer and human papillomavirus infection by education level. Br J Cancer 101 : 865-870