Graham A Colditz

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Applying what we know to accelerate cancer prevention
    Graham A Colditz
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center and Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:127rv4. 2012
  2. pmc Comparison of molecular phenotypes of ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R67. 2008
  3. pmc Alcohol intake between menarche and first pregnancy: a prospective study of breast cancer risk
    Ying Liu
    Affiliations of authors Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO YL, GAC Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO GAC Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA BR, CSB, WYC, RMT Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LCC, SJS, JLC Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA WCW
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1571-8. 2013
  4. pmc Intakes of alcohol and folate during adolescence and risk of proliferative benign breast disease
    Ying Liu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e1192-8. 2012
  5. pmc Influence of body mass index on survival in veterans with multiple myeloma
    Tracey S Beason
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Oncologist 18:1074-9. 2013
  6. pmc Eight ways to stay healthy after cancer: an evidence-based message
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:827-37. 2013
  7. pmc Mammographic breast density and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women according to the time since the mammogram
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1110-7. 2013
  8. pmc Mammographic breast density and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women according to tumor characteristics
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1179-89. 2011
  9. pmc The effectiveness and risks of bariatric surgery: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, 2003-2012
    Su Hsin Chang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    JAMA Surg 149:275-87. 2014
  10. pmc Mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk by menopausal status, postmenopausal hormone use and a family history of breast cancer
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:785-90. 2012

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Applying what we know to accelerate cancer prevention
    Graham A Colditz
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center and Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:127rv4. 2012
    ..To achieve maximal possible cancer prevention, we will need better ways to implement what we know and improved infrastructure that will better incentivize and support transdisciplinary, multilevel research and successful intervention...
  2. pmc Comparison of molecular phenotypes of ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast cancer
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R67. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of these distinct molecular subtypes among cases of DCIS and invasive breast cancer...
  3. pmc Alcohol intake between menarche and first pregnancy: a prospective study of breast cancer risk
    Ying Liu
    Affiliations of authors Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO YL, GAC Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO GAC Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA BR, CSB, WYC, RMT Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA LCC, SJS, JLC Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA WCW
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1571-8. 2013
    ..No study has characterized the contribution of alcohol consumption during this interval to risks of proliferative benign breast disease (BBD) and breast cancer...
  4. pmc Intakes of alcohol and folate during adolescence and risk of proliferative benign breast disease
    Ying Liu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e1192-8. 2012
    ..To examine the combined effect of alcohol and folate intake during adolescence on the risk of proliferative benign breast disease (BBD)...
  5. pmc Influence of body mass index on survival in veterans with multiple myeloma
    Tracey S Beason
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Oncologist 18:1074-9. 2013
    ..We also evaluated the association between weight loss in the year prior to diagnosis and survival...
  6. pmc Eight ways to stay healthy after cancer: an evidence-based message
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:827-37. 2013
    ..With increasing survival rates and many cancer survivors dying from noncancer causes, survivorship care necessarily focuses on more than just risk of cancer recurrence and cancer-related mortality...
  7. pmc Mammographic breast density and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women according to the time since the mammogram
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1110-7. 2013
    ..We investigated associations of percent density, absolute dense, and nondense areas with breast cancer risk according to the time since the mammogram...
  8. pmc Mammographic breast density and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women according to tumor characteristics
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1179-89. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine whether the associations between breast density and subsequent breast cancer varied by tumor characteristics...
  9. pmc The effectiveness and risks of bariatric surgery: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, 2003-2012
    Su Hsin Chang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    JAMA Surg 149:275-87. 2014
    ..The prevalence of obesity and outcomes of bariatric surgery are well established. However, analyses of the surgery impact have not been updated and comprehensively investigated since 2003...
  10. pmc Mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk by menopausal status, postmenopausal hormone use and a family history of breast cancer
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:785-90. 2012
    ..We investigated if associations of breast density and breast cancer differ according to the status of these risk factors...
  11. pmc Design and conduct of intervention-based research among cancer survivors
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2078-84. 2011
    ..Finally, there is a need for interventions both of longer duration and those that take a practical trials approach and reflect clinical practice to speed implementation within practice and improve outcomes for cancer survivors...
  12. pmc Physical activity and mammographic breast density: a systematic review
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:367-80. 2012
    ..Given the strength of the relationship between physical activity and breast cancer and the null findings of this review, it is unlikely that the effect of physical activity is mediated through an effect on breast density...
  13. pmc Lifetime physical activity and the incidence of proliferative benign breast disease
    Michelle M Jung
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center and Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1297-305. 2011
    ..To determine if physical activity has a preventative effect on development of premalignant breast lesions, we examined the association between exercise and the incidence of proliferative benign breast disease...
  14. pmc Family history and risk of breast cancer: nurses' health study
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University of St Louis, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:1097-104. 2012
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  15. pmc Vitamin D and mammographic breast density: a systematic review
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, Campus Box 8100, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1-13. 2012
    ..This systematic review summarizes published studies that investigated the association between Vitamin D and mammographic breast density and offers suggestions for strategies to advance our scientific knowledge...
  16. doi request reprint Trends in breast cancer incidence and mortality in the United States: implications for prevention
    Adetunji T Toriola
    Division of Public Health Sciences, and Siteman Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 138:665-73. 2013
    ..In addition, improving the sensitivity of breast cancer screening to facilitate earlier detection of tumors with very aggressive phenotypes would go a long way in bridging the divergence between incidence and mortality...
  17. pmc Increased body mass index is associated with improved survival in United States veterans with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Kenneth R Carson
    St Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8056, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3217-22. 2012
    ..In diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the most common form of NHL, the association between body mass index (BMI) at diagnosis and survival is unclear...
  18. pmc Where is obesity prevention on the map?: distribution and predictors of local health department prevention activities in relation to county-level obesity prevalence in the United States
    Katherine A Stamatakis
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:402-11. 2012
    ..However, the extent to which obesity prevention programs correspond to local obesity levels is unknown...
  19. pmc A systematic review of body fat distribution and mortality in older people
    Su Hsin Chang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Maturitas 72:175-91. 2012
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  20. pmc Preventability of cancer: the relative contributions of biologic and social and physical environmental determinants of cancer mortality
    Graham A Colditz
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center and Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:137-56. 2012
    ..Better understanding of the interactions and contributions across these levels will help refine prevention strategies...
  21. pmc Breast cancer risk accumulation starts early: prevention must also
    Graham A Colditz
    The Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8109, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:567-79. 2014
    ..Breast cancer prevention efforts will have the greatest effect when initiated at an early age and continued over a lifetime. Gaps in knowledge are identified and deserve increase attention to inform prevention. ..
  22. pmc Screening for colorectal cancer: using data to set prevention priorities
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:93-8. 2014
    ..In the current study, we assess county-level screening rates for Missouri, with the goal of better targeting public health efforts to increase screening...
  23. pmc Geographic and temporal trends in the management of occult primary breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Oluwadamilola M Fayanju
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3308-16. 2013
    ..We conducted a pooled analysis of OPBC patients and a meta-analysis of MRI accuracy in OPBC in order to elucidate current practices...
  24. pmc An institutional strategy to increase minority recruitment to therapeutic trials
    Victoria V Anwuri
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1797-809. 2013
    ..To meet National Institutes of Health-mandated goals, strategies to increase participation are required. We present a framework for institutional enhancement of minority clinical trial accrual...
  25. pmc Systems intervention to promote colon cancer screening in safety net settings: protocol for a community-based participatory randomized controlled trial
    Aimee S James
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Implement Sci 8:58. 2013
    ..This trial was designed and is being implemented using a community-based participatory approach...
  26. pmc Implementation science and its application to population health
    Rebecca Lobb
    Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 34:235-51. 2013
    ..This shift will improve the relevance of the research that is produced and provide information that will help guide decision makers in their selection of research-tested interventions...
  27. pmc Prostate cancer: is it time to expand the research focus to early-life exposures?
    Siobhan Sutcliffe
    The Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 13:208-518. 2013
    ..In this Opinion article, we summarize the rationale for studying early-life exposures, describe the small body of early-life research and its associated challenges, and point to solutions for future research...
  28. pmc Transdisciplinary training in cancer prevention: reflections on two decades of training
    Graham A Colditz
    Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center and Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:586-90. 2011
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  29. pmc Obesity and cancer
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, and Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Oncologist 15:556-65. 2010
    ..The burden of obesity on society continues to increase and warrants closer attention by clinicians for both cancer prevention and improved outcomes after diagnosis...
  30. pmc Cancer disparities: unmet challenges in the elimination of disparities
    Sarah Gehlert
    The Brown School, Box 1196, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1809-14. 2011
    ..The ability to work effectively across disciplinary boundaries is essential to framing comprehensive solutions...
  31. pmc Commentary: eight ways to prevent cancer: a framework for effective prevention messages for the public
    Hank Dart
    Department of Surgery, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:601-8. 2012
    ..While not an end in themselves, "Eight Ways to Stay Healthy and Prevent Cancer" forms an evidence-based and targeted framework that supports broader cancer prevention efforts...
  32. pmc Maximizing benefits for effective cancer survivorship programming: defining a dissemination and implementation plan
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Division of Public Health Services, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Oncologist 16:1189-96. 2011
    ..We consider the scientific evidence for benefit from interventions and the strategy for implementation and evaluation to sustain programs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and prognosis among cancer patients: a systematic review
    Adetunji T Toriola
    Authors Affiliation Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, and Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:917-33. 2014
    ..This review highlights the need for further studies evaluating the role of vitamin D in prognosis among patients with cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 23(6); 917-33. ©2014 AACR. ..
  34. pmc Adolescent dietary fiber, vegetable fat, vegetable protein, and nut intakes and breast cancer risk
    Ying Liu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 145:461-70. 2014
    ..05). Dietary fiber, vegetable protein, vegetable fat, and nuts consumed during adolescence were associated with reduced breast cancer risk. ..
  35. pmc Obesity, mortality, and life years lost associated with breast cancer in nonsmoking US Women, National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2000
    Su Hsin Chang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8100, St Louis, MO 63110 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E186. 2013
    ..The relationship between obesity and breast cancer has been extensively investigated. However, how obesity and breast cancer interplay to affect mortality and life expectancy of women in the United States has not been well studied...
  36. doi request reprint Physician recommendations and patient adherence after inadequate bowel preparation on screening colonoscopy
    Reena V Chokshi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2151-5. 2013
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  37. pmc The association between vascular endothelial growth factor expression in invasive breast cancer and survival varies with intrinsic subtypes and use of adjuvant systemic therapy: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Ying Liu
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:175-84. 2011
    ..The VEGF-associated increased risk of BCSM is limited to luminal A tumors. VEGF expression is a prognostic but not predictive marker of hormonal response in non-metastatic invasive breast cancer...
  38. doi request reprint Time course of risk factors in cancer etiology and progression
    Esther K Wei
    Washington University, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4052-7. 2010
    ..Advice to family members on lifestyle may become increasingly important for breast and other cancers where family history is a strong risk factor...
  39. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgery: should it be universally available?
    Su Hsin Chang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Maturitas 69:230-8. 2011
    ..Our results also suggest that surgery can be cost-effective for the mildly obese (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m(2)). The bottom line is that bariatric surgery should be universally available to all classes of obese people...
  40. pmc Estrogens in the breast tissue: a systematic review
    Lusine Yaghjyan
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, Campus Box 8100, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:529-40. 2011
    ..This systematic review summarizes published studies that measured local estrogen levels in the breast and offers suggestions for strategies to fill gaps in our existing scientific knowledge...