Who's Who

Catherine Sauvaget


Screening Group



Academic Degrees

1998PhDEpidemiologyTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
1992MDMedecineRennes UniversityRennesFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Efficacy, acceptability and safety of thermo-coagulation for the treatment of high grade cervical lesions in low- and medium-income countries

  • Implementation of colorectal cancer screening demonstration projects in several settings

  • Determinants of delayed referral at the oncology centre and late stage at diagnosis

Selected Publications

Selmouni F, Sauvaget C, Belakhel L, Lucas E, Khouchoua M, Sankaranarayanan R. Organization and evaluation of a pilot cervical cancer screening program in Morocco. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016;132(1):25-8.

Sauvaget C, Nishino Y, Konno R, Tase T, Morimoto T, Hisamichi S. Challenges in breast and cervical cancer control in Japan. Lancet Oncol. 2016;17(7):e305-12.

Coureau G, Salmi LR, Etard C, Sancho-Garnier H, Sauvaget C, Mathoulin-Pélissier S. Low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer in populations highly exposed to tobacco: A systematic methodological appraisal of published randomised controlled trials. Eur J Cancer. 2016;61:146-56.

Dolman L, Sauvaget C, Muwonge R, Sankaranarayanan R. Meta-analysis of the efficacy of cold coagulation as a treatment method for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: a systematic review. Br J Obst Gyn. 2014 Jul;121(8):929-42.

Sauvaget C, Muwonge R, Sankaranarayanan R. Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of cryotherapy in the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013;120:218-223.

Scientific Societies Membership

Japanese Epidemiology Association
International Epidemiology Association
Association des Epidémiologistes de Langue Française

Prizes, Honours

Fellowship from the Japanese Ministry of Education