Swann A Adams

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial disparities in breast cancer mortality in a multiethnic cohort in the Southeast
    Swann Arp Adams
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Cancer 118:2693-9. 2012
  2. pmc Racial differences in follow-up of abnormal mammography findings among economically disadvantaged women
    Swann A Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Cancer 115:5788-97. 2009
  3. pmc Racial disparities in cervical cancer mortality in an African American and European American cohort in South Carolina
    Swann Arp Adams
    USC, 915 Green Street, Room 244, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 105:237-44. 2009
  4. pmc Breast cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiology
    Swann Arp Adams
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, The University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:231-9. 2006
  5. pmc Association of physical activity with hormone receptor status: the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study
    Swann Arp Adams
    The Cancer Prevention and Control Program and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Room 241, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1170-8. 2006
  6. pmc Adults with greater weight satisfaction report more positive health behaviors and have better health status regardless of BMI
    Christine E Blake
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Obes 2013:291371. 2013
  7. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and digestive cancer mortality: findings from the aerobics center longitudinal study
    J Brent Peel
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1111-7. 2009
  8. pmc Mapping cancer mortality-to-incidence ratios to illustrate racial and sex disparities in a high-risk population
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Cancer 115:2539-52. 2009
  9. pmc Influence of cardiorespiratory fitness on lung cancer mortality
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:872-8. 2010
  10. pmc Breast cancer survival among economically disadvantaged women: the influences of delayed diagnosis and treatment on mortality
    Emily Rose Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2882-90. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Racial disparities in breast cancer mortality in a multiethnic cohort in the Southeast
    Swann Arp Adams
    College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Cancer 118:2693-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the association of race and mortality among breast cancer patients in a large cohort residing in South Carolina for which treatment regimens are standardized for all patients...
  2. pmc Racial differences in follow-up of abnormal mammography findings among economically disadvantaged women
    Swann A Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Cancer 115:5788-97. 2009
    ..The objective of the current investigation was to examine racial differences in the completion and completion time of a diagnostic workup after the finding of a suspicious breast abnormality...
  3. pmc Racial disparities in cervical cancer mortality in an African American and European American cohort in South Carolina
    Swann Arp Adams
    USC, 915 Green Street, Room 244, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 105:237-44. 2009
    ..These findings emphasize the need for intervention into the myriad of factors ranging from the biological and genetic to the environmental and structural barriers impacting cervical cancer mortality...
  4. pmc Breast cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiology
    Swann Arp Adams
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, The University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:231-9. 2006
    ..g. older age, African-American ethnicity, dense breasts) must be identified and other screening methods promoted within these populations. The above-mentioned mammography registry would support this type of research...
  5. pmc Association of physical activity with hormone receptor status: the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study
    Swann Arp Adams
    The Cancer Prevention and Control Program and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Room 241, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1170-8. 2006
    ..58 and 0.28, respectively). These findings suggest that physical activity may reduce breast cancer risk through both hormonal and nonhormonal pathways...
  6. pmc Adults with greater weight satisfaction report more positive health behaviors and have better health status regardless of BMI
    Christine E Blake
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Obes 2013:291371. 2013
    ..Prior studies suggest that weight satisfaction may preclude changes in behavior that lead to healthier weight among individuals who are overweight or obese...
  7. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and digestive cancer mortality: findings from the aerobics center longitudinal study
    J Brent Peel
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1111-7. 2009
    ..58 (0.37-0.92)], and liver cancer [0.28 (0.11-0.72)] compared with being unfit (the lowest 20% of CRF). These findings support a protective role of CRF against total digestive tract, colorectal, and liver cancer deaths in men...
  8. pmc Mapping cancer mortality-to-incidence ratios to illustrate racial and sex disparities in a high-risk population
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Cancer 115:2539-52. 2009
    ..In the US, and particularly in South Carolina, these largely disfavor African Americans (AAs). Computed from readily available data sources, the mortality-to-incidence rate ratio (MIR) provides a population-based indicator of survival...
  9. pmc Influence of cardiorespiratory fitness on lung cancer mortality
    Xuemei Sui
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:872-8. 2010
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  10. pmc Breast cancer survival among economically disadvantaged women: the influences of delayed diagnosis and treatment on mortality
    Emily Rose Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2882-90. 2008
    ..These findings highlight the need for future research into the etiology of racial differences, and their impact on breast cancer survival...
  11. pmc Creating a cadre of junior investigators to address the challenges of cancer-related health disparities: lessons learned from the community networks program
    Tisha M Felder
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:409-17. 2012
    ..This study provides support for the success of the CNP's training program, especially effort directed at underrepresented investigators...
  12. pmc C-reactive protein levels in African Americans: a diet and lifestyle randomized community trial
    James R Hebert
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program Hébert, Wirth, L Davis, B Davis, Harmon, Hurley, Drayton, Shivappa, Adams, Brandt, Armstead, Steck, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Hébert, Wirth, Shivappa, Adams, Steck, Blair, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:430-40. 2013
    ..Chronic inflammation is linked to poor lifestyle behaviors and a variety of chronic diseases that are prevalent among African Americans, especially in the southeastern U.S...
  13. pmc Interdisciplinary, translational, and community-based participatory research: finding a common language to improve cancer research
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1213-7. 2009
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  14. pmc A prospective study of cardiorespiratory fitness and breast cancer mortality
    J Brent Peel
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:742-8. 2009
    ..Physical activity may protect against breast cancer. Few prospective studies have evaluated breast cancer mortality in relation to cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), an objective marker of physiologic response to physical activity habits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Subject recruitment for cancer control studies in an adverse environment
    Sue P Heiney
    Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:291-9; quiz 300-1. 2006
    ..This approach better directs energy and resources and enhances the ability of the investigator to maintain a broad, less biased perspective...
  16. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiology
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:201-9. 2006
    ..With its large proportion of rural, socioeconomically deprived African Americans, what is learned about esophageal cancer in South Carolina will have national, and perhaps international, relevance...
  17. pmc Evaluation of conceptual framework for recruitment of African American patients with breast cancer
    Sue P Heiney
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E160-7. 2010
    ..To describe the Heiney-Adams Recruitment Framework (H-ARF); to delineate a recruitment plan for a randomized, behavioral trial (RBT) based on H-ARF; and to provide evaluation data on its implementation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physical activity levels among overweight and obese adults in South Carolina
    Swann A Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    South Med J 96:539-43. 2003
    ..Obesity in the United States has reached epidemic proportions and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality...
  19. pmc Dash of faith: a faith-based participatory research pilot study
    Brook E Harmon
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Ste 200, Columbia, SC, 20208, USA
    J Relig Health 53:747-59. 2014
    ..We propose that these mixed findings may be attributable, in part, to bias introduced by the participatory nature of the design. ..
  20. pmc The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activity
    Swann Arp Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:389-98. 2005
    ..30, 0.005). Body size was not associated with reporting bias in this study. The authors conclude that social desirability and social approval may influence self-reported physical activity on some survey instruments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiology
    Bettina F Drake
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:241-9. 2006
    ..Collaborative arrangements will be pursued to increase positive outcomes and better futures for South Carolinians...