• Daoust SP, Fahrig L, Martin AE & Thomas F (2013) From forest and agro-ecosystems to the microecosystems of the human body: what can landscape ecology tell us about tumor growth, metastasis, and treatment options? Evolutionary Applications. 6: 82-91
  • Vittecoq M., Roche B., Daoust S.P., Ducasse H., Misse D. , Abadie J., Labrut S., Renaud F., Gauthier-Clerc M. & Thomas F. (2013) Cancer: a missing link in ecosystem functioning? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28:628-635.
  • Santé, médecine et Science de l’évolution : une introduction. 2013. Editeurs : Thomas, F. & Raymond, M. DE BOECK.
  • Hochberg ME, Thomas F, Assenat E & Hibner U (2013) Preventive Evolutionary medicine of cancers. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 134-143
  • Roche B, Sprouffske K, Hbid H, Misse D & Thomas F (2013) Peto's paradox revisited: theoretical evolutionary dynamics of cancer in wild populations. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 109-116
  • Thomas F, Fisher D, Fort P, Marie JP, Daoust S, Roche B, Grunau C, Cosseau C, Mitta G, Baghdiguian S, Rousset F, Lassus P, Assenat E, Gregoire D, Misse D, Lorz A, Billy F, Vainchenker W, Delhommeau F, Koscielny S, Itzykson R, Tang RP, Fava F, Ballesta A, Lepoutre T, Krasinska L, Dulic V, Raynaud P, Blache P, Quittau-Prevostel C, Vignal E, Trauchessec H, Perthame B, Clairambault J, Volpert V, Solary E, Hibner U & Hochberg ME (2013) Applying ecological and evolutionary theory to cancer: a long and winding road. Evolutionary Applications. 6: 1-10


  • Roche B, Hochberg ME, Caulin AF, Maley CC, Gatenby RA, Misse D & Thomas F (2012) Natural resistance to cancers: a Darwinian hypothesis to explain Peto's paradox. BMC Cancer. 12: 387
  • Thomas F, Daoust SP & Raymond M (2012) Can we understand modern humans without considering pathogens? Evolutionary Applications. 5: 368-379
  • Thomas F, Elguero E, Brodeur J, Roche B, Missé D & Raymond M (2012) Malignancies and high birth weight in human: which cancers could result from antagonistic pleiotropy? Journal of Evolutionary Medicine. 1: 5
  • Thomas F, Lafferty KD, Brodeur J, Elguero E, Gauthier-Clerc M & Misse D (2012) Incidence of adult brain cancers is higher in countries where the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii is common. Biology Letters. 8: 101-103
  • Vittecoq M, Elguero E, Lafferty KD, Roche B, Brodeur J, Gauthier-Clerc M, Misse D & Thomas F (2012) Brain cancer mortality rates increase with Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in France. Infection Genetics and Evolution. 12: 496-498
  • Vittecoq M, Lafferty KD, Elguero E, Brodeur J, Gauthier-Clerc M, Misse D, Roche B & Thomas F (2012) Cat ownership is neither a strong predictor of Toxoplasma gondii infection nor a risk factor for brain cancer Reply. Biology Letters. 8: 1042.


  • Thomas F, Elguero E, Brodeur J, Le Goff J & Misse D (2011) Herpes simplex virus type 2 and cancer: A medical geography approach. Infection Genetics and Evolution. 11: 1239-1242