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Section of Infections

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group

Key Recent Publications

  1. de Martel C, Georges D, Bray F, Ferlay J, Clifford GM (2020) Global burden of cancer attributable to infections in 2018: a worldwide incidence analysis. Lancet Glob Health 8: e180-e90

  2. Combes J-D, Clifford GM, Günthard HF, Hauser C, Darling KEA, Valladares P, […], Scherrer AU, and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study (2019) Antibodies against HPV16E6 oncoprotein in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study: kinetics and anal cancer risk prediction. Int J Cancer doi: 10.1002/ijc.32784 [Published online Nov 12, 2019]

  3. Debeaudrap P, Sobngwi J, Tebeu PM, Clifford GM (2019) Residual or recurrent precancerous lesions after treatment of cervical lesions in HIV-infected women: a systematic review and meta-analysis of treatment failure. Clin Infect Dis69 (9): 1555-1565

  4. Lin C, Slama J, Gonzalez P, Goodman MT, Xia N, Kreimer AR, […], Clifford GM (2019) Cervical determinants of anal HPV infection and high-grade anal lesions in women: a collaborative pooled analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 19(8):880-891

  5. Marra E, Lin C, Clifford GM (2019) Type-specific anal human papillomavirus prevalence among men, according to sexual preference and HIV status: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. J Infect Dis 219(4): 590-598

  6. Baussano I, Lazzarato F, Ronco G, Franceschi S (2018) Impacts of human papillomavirus vaccination for different populations: A modeling study. Int J Cancer 143(5):1086-1092

  7. Combes J-D, Heard I, Poizot-Martin I, Canestri A, Lion A, Piroth L, […], Clifford GM, Etienney I; for the ANRS EP57 APACHES Study group (2018) Prevalence and risk factors for anal human papillomavirus infection in HIV-positive men having sex with men. J Infect Dis 217: 1535-43

  8. Lin C, Franceschi S, Clifford GM (2018) Human papillomavirus types from infection to cancer in the anus, according to sex and HIV status: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 18:198-206

  9. Maucort-Boulch D, de Martel C, Franceschi S, Plummer M (2018) Fraction and incidence of liver cancer attributable to hepatitis B and C viruses worldwide. Int J Cancer 142:2471-7

  10. Mpunga T, Znaor A, Uwizeye FR, Uwase A, Munyanshongore C, Franceschi S, Clifford GM (2018) A case-control study of HIV infection and cancer in the era of antiretroviral therapy in Rwanda. Int J Cancer 143:1348-55

  11. Baussano I, Lazzarato F, Ronco G, Lehtinen M, Dillner J, Franceschi S (2017) Different Challenges in Eliminating HPV16 Compared to Other Types: A Modeling Study. J Infect Dis 216(3): 336-344

  12. Baussano I, Tshering S, Choden T, Lazzarato F, Tenet V, Plummer M, Franceschi S, Clifford GM, Tshomo U (2017) Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan) BMJ Open 7:e016309

  13. 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


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