Who's Who

Catherine De Martel


Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group



Academic Degrees

2005PhdEpidemiologyStanford UniversityStanford CAUSA
2001Master of ScienceEpidemiologyStanford UniversityStanford CAUSA
1999C1-C2 CertificatesBiostatisticsParis Sud UniversityParisFrance
1994MDMedicineBichat Claude Bernard UniversityParisFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Burden of cancer attributable to infections
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Liver cancer caused by hepatitis B and C: burden and effect of co-factors
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Cancers attributable to infections in the HIV population
    IARC (Co-partner)

  • Gastric cancer and H. pylori in China
    IARC (Co-partner)

Selected Publications

de Martel C, Plummer M, Vignat J, Franceschi S. (2017) Worldwide burden of cancer attributable to HPV by site, country and HPV type. Int J Cancer 141(4): 664-670.

Plummer M, de Martel C, Vignat J, Ferlay J, Bray F, Franceschi S. (2016) Global burden of cancers attributable to infections in 2012: a synthetic analysis. Lancet Glob Health 4(9): e609-16.

de Martel C, Shiels MS, Franceschi S, Simard EP, Vignat J, Hall HI, Engels EA, Plummer M. (2015) Cancers attributable to infections among adults with HIV in the United States. AIDS 29(16): 2173-2181.

de Martel C, Maucort-Boulch D, Plummer M, Franceschi S. (2015) World-wide relative contribution of hepatitis B and C viruses in hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology 62(4): 1190-1200.

Plummer M, Franceschi S, Vignat J, Forman D, de Martel C. (2015) Global burden of gastric cancer attributable to Helicobacter pylori. Int J Cancer 136(2): 487-490.