Brochures, Slides & Extras


8IGHT WAYS to Prevent Colon Cancer. Our newest 8IGHT WAYS highlights tips for lowering the
risk of the third most common cancer in the United States.

8IGHT WAYS to Stay Healthy and Prevent Disease. A review of the eight key things people can do to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, and cancer.

8IGHT WAYS to Prevent Breast Cancer. Eight tips for lowering the risk of the disease many women fear most.

CANCER SURVIVORS' 8IGHT WAYS to Stay Healthy After Cancer.   Eight tips that help lay the foundation for the many health-filled years that most survivors enjoy.

8IGHT WAYS Poster.  Poster-sized 8ight Ways for medical offices, or similar settings.

“Your Disease Risk” Pen and Paper Quiz. A brief tool to assess the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer.


"BNORC: Contribution over 25 years to evidence on obesity and cancer."- Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center Annual Symposium and Tribute to George Blackburn, MD PhD, Boston, MA (July 10, 2017).

"Precision prevention: let’s avoid exacerbating cancer disparities" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD (November 1, 2016).

"Implementing Strategies to Prevent Cancer" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. IARC 50th Anniversary. Lyon, France (June 9, 2016).

"We Can Prevent More than Half of Cancer Now: An Update on Evidence, Including Weight Gain and Breast Cancer" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. Canadian Cancer Research Conference; Montreal, Canada (November 9, 2015).

"The Challenges and Opportunities in Cancer Prevention: The Case of Breast Cancer." - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH.  13th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research; AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research Lecture; New Orleans, LA (September 29, 2014).

"Cancer and NCD prevention from a global perspective." - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. 5th International Cancer Congress; Lima, Peru (November 4, 2013).

"Improving population health through cancer prevention: We already know how to prevent most cancer." - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. Oncology Grand Rounds; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center  (April 12, 2013) (Video).

"Implementing cancer prevention to eliminate disparities." - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Bloomberg School of Public Health; Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (April 11, 2013). (Video).

"Found in Translation: From Data to Application to Improve Public Health" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH. Translational Epidemiology Seminar Series at the Harvard School of Public Health (March 5, 2013)

"Risk Prediction: Lessons from 20+ Years of Research" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH keynote presentation at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center "Risk Prediction Workshop"  (April 27, 2012)

"Integrating Risk Across the Lifespan: The Case of Breast Cancer Prevention" -  Graham A. Colditz MD, DrPH, Award Lecture at the American Association of Cancer Research - Annual Meeting (April 3, 2012)

"Your Disease Risk: The Culmination of 17 Years of Transdisciplinary Research" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH and Erika A. Waters, PhD, MPH, Talk at the National Cancer Institute Webinar "Communication Science and Online Risk Assessment Tools" (March 22, 2012)

"Transdisciplinary Center Approach to Examine Multilevel and Multigenerational Associations Between Obesity and Cancer" - Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH and Sarah J. Gehlert, PhD, Talk at the TREC Scientific Meeting (January 25/26, 2012)

 "Childhood and Adolescence Exposures as Determinants of Lifetime Cancer Risk" - Graham A. Colditz MD, DrPH, Talk at the American Association of Cancer Research - Annual Meeting (April 18, 2010)

“8 Ways to Prevent Cancer” – Graham Colditz MD, DrPH, Talk at Sydney University (March 10, 2010)

Prevention Papers 

In addition to the content on Cancer News in Context, the Siteman prevention team has also assembled a collection of prevention-related brochures and papers on the Word Press site - Prevention Papers.

Included are detailed papers on cancer prevention and the economic cost of obesity as well as friendly brochures on keeping weight in check, fitting in physical activity, and lower the risk of colon cancer.

Cancer Prevention
Breast Cancer Prevention
Obesity: Economic Burden and Costs

Quick Tips for Staying Active
Quick Tips for Keeping Weight in Check
You Can Prevent Colorectal Cancer


Lectures (audio)
Can We Prevent Breast Cancer?  31st David B. Kaner Memorial Lecture
Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH
Cancer Grand Rounds Lecture from the Norris Cotton Cancer Center Podcasts
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Friday, December 12, 2008

Video featuring Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH on the keys to cancer prevention.

Selected Journal Articles

Commentary: Eight ways to prevent cancer: a framework for effective prevention messages for the public.  Dart, Wolin, and Colditz, 2012.

Obesity and Cancer. Wolin, et al. 2010

Physical Activity and Colon Cancer Prevention: A Meta-Analysis. Wolin, et al. 2009. 

Smoking and Smoking Cessation in Relation to Mortality in Women. Kenfield, et al. 2008.

Effects of Reproductive and Demographic Changes on Breast Cancer Incidence in China: A Modeling Analysis. Linos, et al. 2008.

A Prospective Study of Age-Specific Physical Activity and Premenopausal Breast Cancer. Maruti, et al. 2008. 

Can Weight Loss Prevent Cancer?  Wolin and Colditz. 2008. 

Decline in Breast Cancer Incidence Due to Removal of Promoter: Combination Estrogen Plus Progestin. Colditz. 2007. 

Breast Cancer Adult Weight Change and Risk of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer.  Eliassen, et al. 2006. 

Physical Activity and Survival After Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Holmes, et al. 2005. 

Epidemiology and Prevention of Breast Cancer. Colditz. 2005.  

Modifiable causes of cancer. Stein and Colditz. 2004. 

Smoking Causes Colon Carcinoma. Colditz and Yaus. 2003. 

Harvard Report on Cancer Prevention: Volume 4 – Harvard Cancer Risk Index. Colditz, et al. 2000.