Graham Colditz

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Recruitment and retention of participants in a pragmatic randomized intervention trial at three community health clinics: results and lessons learned
    Erica T Warner
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:192. 2013
  3. 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
  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 DNA cytometry testing for cervical cancer screening: approaches and reporting standards for new technologies
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 17:6971-2. 2011
  6. 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
  7. pmc Columnar cell lesions and subsequent breast cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    Sarah A Aroner
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R61. 2010
  8. pmc Risk prediction models with incomplete data with application to prediction of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer: prospective data from the Nurses' Health Study
    Bernard Rosner
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R55. 2008
  9. pmc Breast cancer susceptibility loci and mammographic density
    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:R66. 2008
  10. pmc Decline in breast cancer incidence due to removal of promoter: combination estrogen plus progestin
    Graham A Colditz
    Breast Cancer Res 9:108. 2007

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  1. 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...
  2. pmc Recruitment and retention of participants in a pragmatic randomized intervention trial at three community health clinics: results and lessons learned
    Erica T Warner
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:192. 2013
    ..Recruitment and retention of these populations in research trials, and retention in weight loss trials has been an ongoing challenge...
  3. 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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  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 DNA cytometry testing for cervical cancer screening: approaches and reporting standards for new technologies
    Graham A Colditz
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 17:6971-2. 2011
    ..With application of improved reporting standards for diagnostic tests and improved design and evaluation of new technologies for screening, we may better inform practices to improve clinical outcomes and population health...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Columnar cell lesions and subsequent breast cancer risk: a nested case-control study
    Sarah A Aroner
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R61. 2010
    ..However, the risk of subsequent breast cancer associated with the presence of CCL in a benign breast biopsy is poorly understood...
  8. pmc Risk prediction models with incomplete data with application to prediction of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer: prospective data from the Nurses' Health Study
    Bernard Rosner
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R55. 2008
    ..Although circulating levels of estradiol in postmenopausal women predict subsequent breast cancer risk, whether the addition of estradiol levels adds significantly to a model's predictive power has not previously been evaluated...
  9. pmc Breast cancer susceptibility loci and mammographic density
    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:R66. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Decline in breast cancer incidence due to removal of promoter: combination estrogen plus progestin
    Graham A Colditz
    Breast Cancer Res 9:108. 2007
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Translating science to practice: community and academic perspectives
    Graham A Colditz
    Department of Surgery, Washington University, Campus Box 8109, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:144-9. 2008
    ..Changes in the approaches used to structure and implement scientific advances into practice will help achieve the enormous potential to advance the health of the population...
  12. pmc Criteria for the evaluation of large cohort studies: an application to the nurses' health study
    Graham A Colditz
    School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:918-25. 2008
    ..Our evaluation suggests that the NHS has led to important changes in health practice, and it underscores the need to develop metrics that are suitable to the evaluation of large epidemiological cohort studies...
  13. 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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  14. pmc Prevention trials: their place in how we understand the value of prevention strategies
    Graham A Colditz
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:105-20. 2010
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  15. pmc Long-term physical activity patterns and health-related quality of life in U.S. women
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Chicago, IL 63110, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:490-9. 2007
    ..Despite studies showing that physically active individuals report higher quality-of-life scores, few data exist on the impact of changing physical activity levels on subsequent changes in quality of life...
  16. pmc Are racial disparities in pancreatic cancer explained by smoking and overweight/obesity?
    Lauren D Arnold
    Department of Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63100, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2397-405. 2009
    ..The inability to attribute excess disease in Blacks to currently known risk factors, even when combined with suspected risks, points to yet undetermined factors that play a role in the disease process...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Change in physical activity and colon cancer incidence and mortality
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Washington University School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3000-4. 2010
    ..Although data on the association of physical activity and colon cancer risk is convincing, little research has examined whether change in physical activity alters risk of cancer incidence and mortality...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Leisure-time physical activity patterns and risk of colon cancer in women
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2776-81. 2007
    ..A significant inverse association exists between physical activity, including that of moderate intensity, such as walking, and risk of colon cancer in women that is more pronounced for distal tumors...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prospective changes in quality of life after ductal carcinoma-in-situ: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Larissa Nekhlyudov
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2822-7. 2006
    ..However, uncertainties exist about its prognosis, optimal treatment, and effect on women's health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL). Our study assessed the prospective changes in HRQoL in women diagnosed with DCIS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis
    Jeffrey A Meyerhardt
    Division of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3527-34. 2006
    ..Physically active individuals have a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer but the influence of exercise on cancer survival is unknown...
  24. pmc Obesity as compared with physical activity in predicting risk of coronary heart disease in women
    Tricia Y Li
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 113:499-506. 2006
    ..The comparative importance of physical inactivity and obesity as predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk remains unsettled...
  25. ncbi request reprint Individual-, neighborhood-, and state-level socioeconomic predictors of cervical carcinoma screening among U.S. black women: a multilevel analysis
    Geetanjali D Datta
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 106:664-9. 2006
    ..S. Although the Papanicolaou (Pap) smear is an efficacious screening tool in the early detection of the disease, disparities are known to persist in the utilization of this procedure across socioeconomic groups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tubal sterilization in relation to breast cancer risk
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:2026-30. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and postmenopausal breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: a prospective cohort study
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1601-8. 2005
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  28. pmc A prospective study of age-specific physical activity and premenopausal breast cancer
    Sonia S Maruti
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:728-37. 2008
    ..We investigated whether physical activity is associated with reduced incidence of premenopausal breast cancer, and, if so, what age period and intensity of activity are critical...
  29. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids, lipid-lowering drugs, and the risk of breast cancer
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2264-71. 2005
    ..The relation between serum cholesterol levels and breast cancer risk is itself unclear; because cholesterol is the precursor to sex steroid hormones, higher levels could plausibly increase risk...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of family history on breast cancer risk in women with biopsy-confirmed benign breast disease: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Laura C Collins
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer 107:1240-7. 2006
    ..However, the influence of a positive family history (FH) on breast cancer risk among women with biopsy-confirmed BBD is less certain...
  31. pmc Breast-feeding and risk for childhood obesity: does maternal diabetes or obesity status matter?
    Elizabeth J Mayer-Davis
    Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, 2718 Middleburg Dr, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2231-7. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate whether maternal diabetes or weight status attenuates a previously reported beneficial effect of breast-feeding on childhood obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Red meat intake and risk of breast cancer among premenopausal women
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2253-9. 2006
    ..Although breast tumors differ clinically and biologically by hormone receptor status, few epidemiologic studies of diet have made this distinction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Parental age at delivery and incidence of breast cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Fei Xue
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 104:331-40. 2007
    ..Studies on parental age at delivery in relation to breast cancer risk have had mixed results, but prospective data are limited. No study has explored the associations with subtypes of breast cancer defined by hormonal receptor status...
  34. ncbi request reprint Merging and emerging cohorts: not worth the wait
    Walter C Willett
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 445:257-8. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Endogenous hormone levels, mammographic density, and subsequent risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1178-87. 2007
    ..Whether mammographic density reflects levels of endogenous sex hormones is unclear. We examined whether these predictors are independently associated with breast cancer risk in a prospective study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Household smoking restrictions and adolescent smoking
    Laurie B Fisher
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:15-21. 2007
    ..To examine the association between household smoking restrictions and adolescent smoking, controlling for parental smoking, peer smoking, and tobacco marketing...
  37. doi request reprint Patterns and determinants of physical activity in U.S. adolescents
    Jessica A Kahn
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:369-77. 2008
    ..S. adolescents and to assess the effect of multiple individual, parental, and environmental factors on initial level and rates of change in adolescent physical activity...
  38. doi request reprint The role of transdisciplinary collaboration in translating and disseminating health research: lessons learned and exemplars of success
    Karen M Emmons
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S204-10. 2008
    ..Examples of transdisciplinary collaborations in academic and community settings are provided, along with factors that may influence the long-term outcomes of transdisciplinary efforts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Night-shift work and risk of colorectal cancer in the nurses' health study
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:825-8. 2003
    ..84 to 1.19) and 1.35 (95% CI = 1.03 to 1.77), respectively (P(trend) =.04). These data suggest that working a rotating night shift at least three nights per month for 15 or more years may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in women...
  40. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body mass index, hypertension, and smoking and the risk of renal cell carcinoma (United States)
    Keith T Flaherty
    Department of Medicine, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1099-106. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the independent association of hypertension, thiazide use, body mass index, weight change, and smoking with the risk of renal cell carcinoma among men and women using biennial mailed questionnaires...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mathematical models of ovarian cancer incidence
    Bernard A Rosner
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 16:508-15. 2005
    ..Pike has proposed "protected time" as one summary method for modeling reproductive risk factors in relation to ovarian cancer incidence. We evaluate this and other approaches to summarizing risk for ovarian cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and tobacco use in a cohort study of US adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Channing Laboratory, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:317-22. 2004
    ..To examine sexual-orientation group disparities in tobacco use in adolescent girls and boys...
  43. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among adult women in the United States
    Alison E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obes Res 12:267-74. 2004
    ..To assess the role of weight cycling independent of BMI and weight change in predicting the risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Adolescent diet and risk of breast cancer
    A Lindsay Frazier
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:73-82. 2004
    ..To investigate the components of adolescent diet that may influence risk of breast cancer as an adult...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer according to estrogen and progesterone receptor status
    Graham A Colditz
    Cancer Epidemiology Program, Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center, and Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:218-28. 2004
    ..To address this issue, we conducted a prospective evaluation of risk factors for breast cancer classified according to receptor status...
  46. ncbi request reprint Smoking causes colon carcinoma
    Graham A Colditz
    Cancer 100:223-4. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of aspirin use and the risk of pancreatic cancer in women
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:22-8. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Cassandra Arroyo
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:129-33. 2004
    ..To explore the relationship between depressive symptoms and incidence of type 2 diabetes in women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of job insecurity and coronary heart disease in US women
    Sunmin Lee
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:24-30. 2004
    ..To examine prospectively the relationship between job insecurity and incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) among women...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:900-6. 2003
    ..To assess whether dieting to control weight was associated with weight change among children and adolescents...
  51. ncbi request reprint Television watching and other sedentary behaviors in relation to risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:1785-91. 2003
    ..Current public health campaigns to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes have largely focused on increasing exercise, but have paid little attention to the reduction of sedentary behaviors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Plasma folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, homocysteine, and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Preventive Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:373-80. 2003
    ..However, data relating plasma folate levels to breast cancer risk are sparse. We investigated the association between plasma folate and other vitamins with breast cancer in a prospective, nested case-control study...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance
    Marjorie L McCullough
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1261-71. 2002
    ..Research suggests that greater reductions in risk are possible with more specific guidance...
  54. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and incidence of benign breast disease
    Celia Byrne
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1369-74. 2002
    ..However, greater alcohol consumption earlier in life (ages 18-22 years) was associated with higher proliferative BBD rates, suggesting that timing of exposure may be relevant to disease incidence...
  55. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of obesity and risk of coronary heart disease among diabetic women
    Eunyoung Cho
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1142-8. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship of obesity, measured as BMI, and weight change to incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) among women with diabetes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Social networks and health-related quality of life in breast cancer survivors: a prospective study
    Yvonne L Michael
    School of Community Health, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, PO Box 751, OR 97207, USA
    J Psychosom Res 52:285-93. 2002
    ..To examine prospectively the influence of social networks on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among breast cancer survivors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Harvard report on cancer prevention, volume 5: fulfilling the potential for cancer prevention: policy approaches
    Graham A Colditz
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:199-212. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint The influence of folate and multivitamin use on the familial risk of colon cancer in women
    Charles S Fuchs
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:227-34. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Harvard Cancer Risk Index: a prediction tool for individual cancer risk
    Daniel J Kim
    Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:332-40. 2004
    ..S. men and women relative to the general population. To date, the Risk Index has not been prospectively validated...
  60. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer rates in men and women with comparable histories of smoking
    Chris Bain
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:826-34. 2004
    ..Despite prospective data that conflict with this hypothesis, mechanistic studies to find a biologic basis for a sex difference continue...
  61. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of urinary melatonin in women and its relation to other hormones and night work
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:936-43. 2004
    ..There is little information, however, about the interrelationships of night work, urinary melatonin levels, and levels of plasma steroid hormones in women...
  62. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis
    Michelle D Holmes
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2479-86. 2005
    ..Physical activity has been shown to decrease the incidence of breast cancer, but the effect on recurrence or survival after a breast cancer diagnosis is not known...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk prediction models: a workshop on development, evaluation, and application
    Andrew N Freedman
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:715-23. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint The Nurses' Health Study: lifestyle and health among women
    Graham A Colditz
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 5:388-96. 2005
    ..Through analyses that integrate information from these various sources we are advancing our understanding of the causes of cancer and the potential for prevention...
  65. ncbi request reprint Plasma sex hormone concentrations and subsequent risk of breast cancer among women using postmenopausal hormones
    Shelley S Tworoger
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:595-602. 2005
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with ductal carcinoma in situ untreated after diagnostic biopsy: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Laura C Collins
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Cancer 103:1778-84. 2005
    ..Studies of patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) "treated" by diagnostic biopsy alone have been rare, but provide important opportunities to gain insights into the natural history of these lesions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Teresa T Fung
    Department of Nutrition, Simmons College, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 116:116-21. 2005
    ..However, a Western-type diet may elevate risk of breast cancer among smokers, and a prudent diet may protect against estrogen receptive-negative tumors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of endometrial cancer: results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Akila N Viswanathan
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 114:996-1001. 2005
    ..The findings provide insight into disease etiology and suggest that the influence of smoking on endometrial cancer risk occurs even in early adulthood, is long-lasting, and may not be attributed solely to short-term hormonal modulation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and risk of breast cancer
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:153-60. 2005
    ..Although the association was strongest for alpha-carotene, the high degree of collinearity among plasma carotenoids limits our ability to conclude that this association is specific to any individual carotenoid...
  70. ncbi request reprint Adiposity as compared with physical activity in predicting mortality among women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Copyright 2004 Massachusetts Medical Society USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2694-703. 2004
    ..Whether higher levels of physical activity can counteract the elevated risk of death associated with adiposity is controversial...
  71. ncbi request reprint Use of preexisting radiographs for assessing periodontal disease in epidemiologic studies
    Waranuch Pitiphat
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:223-30. 2004
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  72. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1577-84. 2004
    ..We evaluated the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and the incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer and of deaths from other causes in two prospective cohorts...
  73. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer risk counseling by health-care providers: perceived barriers and response to an internet-based cancer risk appraisal instrument
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:95-7. 2004
    ..Risk appraisal instruments may be helpful in reinforcing prevention messages, although little is known about physician acceptance of such instruments...
  74. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of folate intake and the risk of pancreatic cancer in men and women
    Halcyon G Skinner
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:248-58. 2004
    ..The results from these two large prospective cohorts do not support a strong association between energy-adjusted folate intake and the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  75. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods, calcium, and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1015-22. 2004
    ..Studies in animals have suggested that calcium may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. However, results from epidemiologic studies of intake of calcium or dairy foods and colorectal cancer risk have been inconclusive...
  76. pmc Common ataxia telangiectasia mutated haplotypes and risk of breast cancer: a nested case-control study
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R416-22. 2004
    ..Five biallelic haplotype tagging single nucleotide polymorphisms are estimated to capture 99% of the haplotype diversity in Caucasian populations...
  77. ncbi request reprint Plasma adrenal androgens and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women
    John H Page
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1032-6. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism, plasma antioxidants, cigarette smoking, and risk of breast cancer
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department ofEpidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:989-96. 2004
    ..41; 95% confidence interval 0.77-2.60; P for interaction = 0.03). These data suggest that the Ala allele of MnSOD may modify breast cancer risk among current smokers, but is not an independent risk factor for breast cancer...
  79. ncbi request reprint Active and passive smoking in breast cancer: prospective results from the Nurses' Health Study
    Kathleen M Egan
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:138-45. 2002
    ..The role of active and passive smoking in breast cancer remains controversial...

Research Grants28

  1. BENIGN BREAST DISEASE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Drs. Graham Colditz, Stuart Schnitt, and James Connolly have collaborated over the past decade to build this large histopathology ..
  2. BENIGN BREAST DISEASE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The creation of tissue microarrays using benign breast tissue will lay the foundation for this and future studies to efficiently examine the role of molecular markers in the development of breast cancer. ..
  3. Prospective evaluation of IGF and IL-6 Dysregulation and Multiple Myeloma
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The team is led from by Drs. Colditz and Anderson and is supported by a senior statistician (Dr. Rosner) and a study director (Dr. Birmann) who is funded, in part, through a K award. ..
  4. Prostate Cancer Survivor Outreach and Education Message Testing Study
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The work is consistent with NCI priorities to support community-based participatory research and to reduce cancer disparities. ..
  5. Integrated Technologies for Weight and Blood Pressure Control in Urban Clinics
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. Prospective evaluation of IGF and IL-6 Dysregulation and Multiple Myeloma
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The team is led from by Drs. Colditz and Anderson and is supported by a senior statistician (Dr. Rosner) and a study director (Dr. Birmann) who is funded, in part, through a K award. ..
  7. BREAST CANCER AND FUNCTION IN AGING WOMEN
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  8. BENIGN BREAST DISEASE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER
    Graham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..We will also analyze data from the Nurses' Health Study II to examine the relation between long term use of oral contraceptives before first pregnancy and risk of atypical hyperplasia on breast biopsy...
  9. Prospective evaluation of IGF and IL-6 Dysregulation and Multiple Myeloma
    Graham A Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The team is led from by Drs. Colditz and Anderson and is supported by a senior statistician (Dr. Rosner) and a study director (Dr. Birmann) who is funded, in part, through a K award. ..