Who's Who

Catherine De Martel

Scientist

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group


Specialty:

Epidemiology

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
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)

  • Meta-analyses of HPV prevalence and type distribution in neoplastic diseases
    IARC (Coordinator)

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

  • Infections and precancerous lesions of the gallbladder (Acronym : ICE-Bile)
    IARC (Coordinator)

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


Selected Publications

de Martel C, Ferlay J, Franceschi S, Vignat J, Bray F, Forman D, Plummer M. (2012) The global burden of cancers attributable to infections in the year 2008: a review and synthetic analysis. Lancet Oncol , in press

de Martel C, Plummer M, van Doorn LJ, Vivas J, Lopez G, Carillo E, Peraza S, Muoz N, Franceschi S. (2010) Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and histopathology for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in gastric biopsies. Int J Cancer 126 : 1992-1996

de Martel C, Plummer M, Parsonnet J, van Doorn LJ, Franceschi S. (2009) Helicobacter species in cancers of the gallbladder and extrahepatic biliary tract. Br J Cancer 100 : 194-199

de Martel C, Llosa AE, Friedman GD, Vogelman JH, Orentreich N, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Parsonnet J. (2008) Helicobacter pylori infection and development of pancreatic cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17 : 1188-1194

de Martel C, Llosa AE, Farr SM, Friedman GD, Vogelman JH, Orentreich N, Corley DA, Parsonnet J. (2005) Helicobacter pylori infection and the risk of development of esophageal adenocarcinoma. J Infect Dis 191 : 761-767