Journal article

Cross-protective efficacy of HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine against cervical infection and precancer caused by non-vaccine oncogenic HPV types: 4-year end-of-study analysis of the randomised, double-blind PATRICIA trial

Cosette M Wheeler, Xavier Castellsague, Suzanne M Garland, Anne Szarewski, Jorma Paavonen, Paulo Naud, Jorge Salmeron, Song-Nan Chow, Dan Apter, Henry Kitchener, Julio C Teixeira, S Rachel Skinner, Unnop Jaisamrarn, Genara Limson, Barbara Romanowski, Fred Y Aoki, Tino F Schwarz, Willy AJ Poppe, F Xavier Bosch, Diane M Harper Show all

Lancet Oncology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2012


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Funding Acknowledgements

This study (NCT00122681/580299/008) was funded and coordinated by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. We thank study participants and their families. We thank Mary Greenacre for writing and editorial assistance, and Jenny Andersson (Cromsource) for editorial assistance and manuscript coordination on behalf of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Wavre, Belgium.DD, GD, FS, KH, and TZ are employees of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. DD, GD, FS, and KH own stock in GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, and GD holds a relevant patent. All investigators at study clinical sites were funded through their institutions to do the study protocol. CMW, DMH, DA, JP, PN, HK, FYA, FXB, SRS, SMG, ML, TFS, AS, XC, JCT, WH, and BR have received funding through their institutions to do HPV vaccine studies for GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals or Merck Sharp & Dohme (Sanofi Pasteur MSD). JP received a research grant through the Helsinki University Hospital Research Institute to conduct clinical trials on HPV vaccination. SRS has also received funding through her institution from CSL to do research on school-based adolescent HPV vaccination. Through the University of New Mexico, CMW has received equipment and reagents for HPV genotyping from Roche Molecular Systems and funding for HPV vaccine studies from GlaxoSmithKline (in addition to the present study) and Merck & Co. FXB is an editor of the international newsletter (HPV TODAY) and guest editor of the journal Vaccine to prepare international reviews on topics related to HPV. WAJP, FXB, WH, XC, SMG, PN, JCT, BR, TFS, and AS have received consulting fees. DMH, SMG, SRS, FYA, PN, and TFS have received honoraria; TFS, BR, and FXB have been paid for expert testimony; BR, FYA, SRS, DMH, JCT, and WAJP have received payment for board membership; JCT, FYA, XC, PN, FXB, BR, and TFS have received payment for lectures, including service on speakers bureau; AS, FYA, FXB, and BR have received payment for development of educational presentations; and JS, WAJP, JCT, SRS, PN, XC, FXB, WH, UJ, FYA, JH, SMG, AS, and CMW have received travel reimbursements from GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals or Merck Sharp & Dohme (Sanofi Pasteur MSD), or both. DA has received support for travel from Vaestoliitto. S-NC and GL declare that they have no conflicts of interest.