James R Hebert

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Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Scientific decision making, policy decisions, and the obesity pandemic
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:593-604. 2013
  3. pmc A diet, physical activity, and stress reduction intervention in men with rising prostate-specific antigen after treatment for prostate cancer
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e128-36. 2012
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Social desirability trait influences on self-reported dietary measures among diverse participants in a multicenter multiple risk factor trial
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 138:226S-234S. 2008
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Forced expiratory volume predicts all-cause and cancer mortality in Mumbai, India: results from a population-based cohort study
    James R Hebert
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1619-27. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. pmc Scientific decision making, policy decisions, and the obesity pandemic
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:593-604. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc A diet, physical activity, and stress reduction intervention in men with rising prostate-specific antigen after treatment for prostate cancer
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e128-36. 2012
    ..Diet, physical activity, and stress reduction may affect tumor promotion and disease progression...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social desirability trait influences on self-reported dietary measures among diverse participants in a multicenter multiple risk factor trial
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 138:226S-234S. 2008
    ....
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Forced expiratory volume predicts all-cause and cancer mortality in Mumbai, India: results from a population-based cohort study
    James R Hebert
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1619-27. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine the association between FEV(1) and mortality in an urban developing-country population...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Suppression of DNA damage in human peripheral blood lymphocytes by a juice concentrate: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Xiangli Cui
    Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29205, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 56:666-70. 2012
    ..These data suggest a potential health benefit by consuming the juice concentrate capsules through their ability to suppress DNA damage as measured in surrogate tissues (PBL)...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Association of the Period3 clock gene length polymorphism with salivary cortisol secretion among police officers
    Michael Wirth
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 34:27-37. 2013
    ..This study evaluated whether measures of waking or diurnal cortisol secretion, or self-reported psychological disturbances differed among police officers with a Period3 (PER3) clock gene length polymorphism...
  14. doi request reprint Dietary seaweed modifies estrogen and phytoestrogen metabolism in healthy postmenopausal women
    Jane Teas
    University of South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 139:939-44. 2009
    ..0001). Equol producers also had a 315% increase in 2:16 ratio (P = 0.001) with SeaSoy. Seaweed favorably alters estrogen and phytoestrogen metabolism and these changes likely include modulation of colonic bacteria...
  15. doi request reprint Maternal inactivity: 45-year trends in mothers' use of time
    Edward Archer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1368-77. 2013
    ..To examine 45-year trends in time use and physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) in a nationally representative sample of US mothers...
  16. doi request reprint Validation of a novel protocol for calculating estimated energy requirements and average daily physical activity ratio for the US population: 2005-2006
    Edward Archer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1398-407. 2013
    ..To validate the PAR protocol, a novel method for calculating population-level estimated energy requirements (EERs) and average physical activity ratio (APAR), in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  17. pmc Soil zinc content, groundwater usage, and prostate cancer incidence in South Carolina
    Sara E Wagner
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:345-53. 2009
    ..Though data are limited, low environmental zinc exposures and down-regulation of prostatic zinc transporter proteins among AAs may explain, in part, the racial PrCA disparity...
  18. pmc It takes two to talk about prostate cancer: a qualitative assessment of African American men's and women's cancer communication practices and recommendations
    Daniela B Friedman
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Mens Health 6:472-84. 2012
    ..Findings indicate that including AA women in PrCA research and education is needed to address barriers preventing AA men from effectively communicating about PrCA risk and screening with family and health care providers...
  19. pmc Self-rated health status and cardiorespiratory fitness as predictors of mortality in men
    Jennifer Gander
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:1095-100. 2011
    ..SRH and fitness were both associated with all-cause mortality in men. Fit men with good or excellent SRH live longer than unfit men with poor or fair SRH...
  20. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer disparities in South Carolina: descriptive epidemiology, screening, special programs, and future direction
    Virginie G Daguise
    South Carolina Cancer Alliance, P O Box 2722, Columbia, SC 29202, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:212-20. 2006
  21. pmc A new dietary inflammatory index predicts interval changes in serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein
    Philip P Cavicchia
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 139:2365-72. 2009
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  22. ncbi request reprint The energy balance study: the design and baseline results for a longitudinal study of energy balance
    Gregory A Hand
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 84:275-86. 2013
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  23. pmc Racial disparities in colorectal cancer incidence by type 2 diabetes mellitus status
    Philip P Cavicchia
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:277-85. 2013
    ..Though T2DM is known to be associated with colorectal cancer (CRC), information on racial differences in the relationship between T2DM and CRC is limited...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer disparities in South Carolina: an update of early detection, special programs, descriptive epidemiology, and emerging directions
    Heather M Brandt
    University of South Carolina, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, 2221 Devine Street Suite 200, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:223-30. 2006
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  28. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of prostate cancer: findings from the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:59-65. 2011
    ..To examine the association between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and risk of incident prostate cancer (PrCA)...
  29. pmc Serum IGF-1 concentrations change with soy and seaweed supplements in healthy postmenopausal American women
    Jane Teas
    Cancer Research Center of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:743-8. 2011
    ..2 nmol/L for soy alone vs. 19.4 nmol/L; P = 0.01). Concurrent seaweed and soy consumption may be important in modifying the effect of soy on IGF-1 serum concentrations...
  30. pmc Angiotensin receptor blockers: are they related to lung cancer?
    Gowtham Adamane Rao
    Research Department, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Hypertens 31:1669-75. 2013
    ..Recent controversy on association of lung cancer and other solid malignancy with the use of ARBs is concerning, although the follow-up studies have shown no such association...
  31. pmc Association of coffee consumption with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality
    Junxiu Liu
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1066-74. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association between coffee consumption and mortality from all causes and from cardiovascular disease...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Association between tobacco use and body mass index in urban Indian population: implications for public health in India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, 601, Great Eastern Chambers, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 400614, India
    BMC Public Health 6:70. 2006
    ..15-0.25 g of tobacco) or chewed, is another important determinant of health. Tobacco use also may exert a strong influence on BMI...
  34. pmc Hypertension and hematologic parameters in a community near a uranium processing facility
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Environ Res 110:786-97. 2010
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  35. ncbi request reprint Head and neck cancer disparities in South Carolina: descriptive epidemiology, early detection, and special programs
    K Lawrence Yen
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:192-200. 2006
    ..These differences should be taken into account while recommending and implementing public health strategies for the control of these cancers...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint Tobacco use, body mass and cancer mortality in Mumbai Cohort Study
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai, India
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:424-30. 2009
    ..These relationships are virtually unexplored in populations having patterns of both tobacco use and body habitus atypical of those typically enrolled in epidemiologic studies...
  38. pmc Groundwater uranium and cancer incidence in South Carolina
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:41-50. 2011
    ..This ecologic study tested the hypothesis that census tracts with elevated groundwater uranium and more frequent groundwater use have increased cancer incidence...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Social and clinical predictors of prostate cancer treatment decisions among men in South Carolina
    Sara E Wagner
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, Paul D Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, 500 D W Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602 7396, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1597-606. 2011
    ..To assess social and clinical influences of prostate cancer treatment decisions among white and black men in the Midlands of South Carolina...
  41. pmc Reducing cancer disparities through innovative partnerships: a collaboration of the South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network and Federally Qualified Health Centers
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:59-61. 2012
    ..These activities identify unique opportunities for public health and primary care collaborations...
  42. pmc Cancer mortality-to-incidence ratios in Georgia: describing racial cancer disparities and potential geographic determinants
    Sara E Wagner
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7396, USA
    Cancer 118:4032-45. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate racial cancer disparities in Georgia by calculating and comparing mortality-to-incidence ratios (MIRs) by health district and in relation to geographic factors...
  43. ncbi request reprint Urinary estrogen metabolites, prostate specific antigen, and body mass index among African-American men in South Carolina
    Jane Teas
    Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street Room 230, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:494-500. 2005
    ..African-American (AA) men in South Carolina have among the highest prostate cancer rates in the world, and thus provide an ideal population in which to investigate this hypothesis...
  44. 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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  45. pmc Association of tobacco habits, including bidi smoking, with overall and site-specific cancer incidence: results from the Mumbai cohort study
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis, Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Cancer Causes Control 22:859-68. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between bidis and other forms of tobacco use and cancer incidence in an urban developing country population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of tobacco use and body mass on all-cause mortality in Mumbai, India: results from a population-based cohort study
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Belapur, India
    Am J Epidemiol 167:330-40. 2008
    ..Tobacco use and undernutrition are serious problems in India. The current study indicates that obesity may emerge as a serious public health problem with which tobacco use may interact...
  47. pmc Joint spatial survival modeling for the age at diagnosis and the vital outcome of prostate cancer
    Huafeng Zhou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Stat Med 27:3612-28. 2008
    ..No pattern emerged in the geographical distribution of age at PrCA diagnosis. In contrast, a spatially clustered pattern was observed in the geographic distribution of survival experience post diagnosis...
  48. pmc A farmers' market at a federally qualified health center improves fruit and vegetable intake among low-income diabetics
    Darcy A Freedman
    University of South Carolina, College of Social Work, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prev Med 56:288-92. 2013
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  49. pmc 45-Year trends in women's use of time and household management energy expenditure
    Edward Archer
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e56620. 2013
    ..The objective of this analysis was to examine 45-year trends in time-use, household management (HM) and energy expenditure in women...
  50. pmc Colonoscopy screening rates among patients of colonoscopy-trained African American primary care physicians
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Cancer 117:5151-60. 2011
    ..Training primary care physicians (PCPs) to perform colonoscopy may improve screening rates among underserved high-risk populations...
  51. doi request reprint Association of body mass index with all-cause and cause-specific mortality: findings from a prospective cohort study in Mumbai (Bombay), India
    Mangesh S Pednekar
    Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Mumbai 400614, India
    Int J Epidemiol 37:524-35. 2008
    ..A prospective cohort study was conducted in Mumbai (India) to study the association of relative body weight, as estimated by body mass index [BMI = weight (kg)/height(2) (m(2))], with mortality...
  52. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cyclooxygenase-1 and cyclooxygenase-2 genes and risk of colorectal adenoma
    Zhihong Gong
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:647-54. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate associations of polymorphisms in COX genes, alone and in interaction with exposures known to be related to inflammation and AA metabolism, with risk of colorectal adenomas...
  53. ncbi request reprint Stage at diagnosis and relative differences in breast and prostate cancer incidence in India: comparison with the United States
    James R Hebert
    South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA jhebert sc edu
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:547-55. 2006
    ..To examine and reconcile differences in incidence rates and stage-at-initial-presentation of prostate and breast cancers in India, a country in epidemiologic transition...
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Provider communication and role modeling related to patients' perceptions and use of a federally qualified health center-based farmers' market
    Daniela B Friedman
    1University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Promot Pract 15:288-97. 2014
    ..Provider modeling of healthy behaviors may influence patients' food-related perceptions and dietary behaviors. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Meeting the challenges of cancer prevention and control in South Carolina: focusing on seven cancer sites, engaging partners
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:177-82. 2006
  57. pmc Circadian disruption, Per3, and human cytokine secretion
    Jaclyn Guess
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:329-36. 2009
    ..Biological processes linking circadian disruption with cancer remain to be elucidated. Increased inflammatory cytokine secretion may play a role...
  58. pmc Successful subject recruitment for a prostate cancer behavioral intervention trial
    Sue P Heiney
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Clin Trials 7:411-7. 2010
    ..Inadequate participant recruitment, which may lead to unrepresentative study samples that threaten a study's validity, is often a major challenge in the conduct of research studies...
  59. pmc A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction for women with early-stage breast cancer receiving radiotherapy
    Virginia P Henderson
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:404-13. 2013
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  60. 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...
  61. pmc Developing partnerships and recruiting dyads for a prostate cancer informed decision making program: lessons learned from a community-academic-clinical team
    Daniela B Friedman
    Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:243-9. 2012
    ..Based on findings from these sessions culturally appropriate strategies are recommended for recruiting AA men and women for PrCA education research. Community-based research recruitment challenges and lessons learned are presented...
  62. pmc The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on psychosocial outcomes and quality of life in early-stage breast cancer patients: a randomized trial
    Virginia P Henderson
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:99-109. 2012
    ..The universality of effects across levels of expectation indicates a potential to utilize this stress reduction approach as complementary therapy in oncologic practice...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Systematic errors in middle-aged women's estimates of energy intake: comparing three self-report measures to total energy expenditure from doubly labeled water
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Nutrition Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:577-86. 2002
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  65. pmc GST polymorphism and excretion of heterocyclic aromatic amine and isothiocyanate metabolites after Brassica consumption
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health and Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Environ Mol Mutagen 50:238-46. 2009
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  66. pmc Findings from the Community Health Intervention Program in South Carolina: implications for reducing cancer-related health disparities
    James Lyndon McCracken
    Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:412-9. 2013
    ..Communities were highly motivated. All team members shared a common goal of reducing cancer-related health disparities and building greater public health capacity across the state...
  67. ncbi request reprint Moderate to vigorous physical activity and risk of upper-respiratory tract infection
    Charles E Matthews
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1242-8. 2002
    ..This investigation examined differences in URTI risk between physically inactive and moderately active adults...
  68. pmc GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1, and GSTA1 polymorphisms and urinary isothiocyanate metabolites following broccoli consumption in humans
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Nutr 137:904-9. 2007
    ..03). These results are in agreement with another feeding study, and lend support to the idea of alternative routes of ITC metabolism...
  69. ncbi request reprint Seaweed and soy: companion foods in Asian cuisine and their effects on thyroid function in American women
    Jane Teas
    University of South Carolina, USA
    J Med Food 10:90-100. 2007
    ..Seven weeks of 5 g/day seaweed supplementation was associated with a small but statistically significant increase in TSH. Soy protein isolate supplementation was not associated with changes in serum thyroid hormone concentrations...
  70. doi request reprint Systemic inflammatory load in humans is suppressed by consumption of two formulations of dried, encapsulated juice concentrate
    Yu Jin
    Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29205, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 54:1506-14. 2010
    ..Data suggest a potential health benefit by consuming either formulation of the encapsulated juice concentrates through their anti-inflammatory properties...
  71. pmc Urbanicity affects blood pressure and heart rate reactivity to a speech stressor in Cameroon
    Cheryl A Armstead
    Department of Psychology and Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:251-6. 2010
    ..To examine the interactive influence of urbanicity on cardiovascular reactivity to speech stressors among 103 urban and 93 rural Cameroonians...
  72. pmc Assessing readiness for establishing a farmers' market at a community health center
    Darcy A Freedman
    College of Social Work, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, DeSaussure Hall, Columbia, SC 29205, USA
    J Community Health 37:80-8. 2012
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake is associated with psychosocial and cognitive functioning of school-aged children in the United States
    Jian Zhang
    Division of Health and Family Studies, the Institute for Families in Society, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    J Nutr 135:1967-73. 2005
    ..We conclude that high intake of PUFAs may contribute to an improved performance on the digit span test. In contrast, increased intake of cholesterol may be associated with a poorer performance...
  74. pmc Alcohol consumption and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in men
    Erin K Howie
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:805062. 2011
    ..Future research is needed to validate the current public health recommendations for alcohol consumption...
  75. ncbi request reprint A Bayesian hierarchical modeling approach for studying the factors affecting the stage at diagnosis of prostate cancer
    Huafeng Zhou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Stat Med 27:1468-89. 2008
    ....
  76. pmc Intake of grains and dietary fiber and prostate cancer aggressiveness by race
    Fred Tabung
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Prostate Cancer 2012:323296. 2012
    ..44; 95% CI, 0.23-0.87) and the 2nd tertile of intake for AA (OR = 0.57; 95% CI, 0.35-0.95). Conclusions. Dietary fiber intake was inversely associated with aggressive prostate cancer among both AA and EA men...
  77. ncbi request reprint Dietary exposures and oral precancerous lesions in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina School of Public Health, Columbia 29208, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:303-12. 2002
    ..To test the effect of dietary nutrients on oral precancerous lesions in a reverse-smoking (i.e. smoking with the glowing end inside the mouth) population in South India...
  78. ncbi request reprint Differences between estimated caloric requirements and self-reported caloric intake in the women's health initiative
    James R Hebert
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Center for Research on Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, and the South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:629-37. 2003
    ..To compare energy intake derived from a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with estimated energy expenditure in postmenopausal women participating in a large clinical study...
  79. pmc Shiftwork duration and the awakening cortisol response among police officers
    Michael Wirth
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Chronobiol Int 28:446-57. 2011
    ..The duration of long-term shiftwork was not associated with the cortisol awakening response, although values were attenuated among officers with more career shift changes...
  80. pmc Quality and safety of screening colonoscopies performed by primary care physicians with standby specialist support
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Care 48:703-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the quality of colonoscopies by primary care physicians (PCPs) with standby specialist support at a licensed ambulatory surgery center...
  81. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in colon cancer. Primary care endoscopy as a tool to increase screening rates among minority patients
    Stephen C Lloyd
    Department of Family Medicine, South Carolina Medical Endoscopy Center and University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    Cancer 109:378-85. 2007
    ..Cancer 2007. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  82. ncbi request reprint Permeation and reservoir formation of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) and benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) across porcine esophageal tissue in the presence of ethanol and menthol
    Chadi Azzi
    College of Pharmacy and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, and South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:137-45. 2006
    ..This finding may help to explain elevated rates of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in African Americans...
  83. ncbi request reprint The PPAR{gamma} Pro12Ala polymorphism and risk for incident sporadic colorectal adenomas
    Zhihong Gong
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:579-85. 2005
    ..86, 95%CI 0.35-2.09). Larger studies are needed to validate these results, which suggest that the PPARgamma Pro12Ala polymorphism may interact with other factors to protect against colorectal adenoma...
  84. ncbi request reprint Folate intake, MTHFR C677T polymorphism, alcohol consumption, and risk for sporadic colorectal adenoma (United States)
    Sonia M Boyapati
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:493-501. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Algae -- a poor man's HAART?
    Jane Teas
    Health Promotion Education and Behavior, The Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Cancer Center, 15 Medical Park, Suite 301 Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Med Hypotheses 62:507-10. 2004
    ..Average daily algae consumption in Asia and Africa ranges between 1 and 2 tablespoons (3-13 g). Regular consumption of dietary algae might help prevent HIV infection and suppress viral load among those infected...
  86. ncbi request reprint Personality characteristics as predictors of underreporting of energy intake on 24-hour dietary recall interviews
    Janet A Novotny
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Diet and Human Performance Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1146-51. 2003
    ..To identify characteristics associated with misreporting of energy intake during 24-hour dietary recalls (24 HR)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Calcium, vitamin D, and risk for colorectal adenoma: dependency on vitamin D receptor BsmI polymorphism and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use?
    Sonia M Boyapati
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:631-7. 2003
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Association between eating patterns and obesity in a free-living US adult population
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:85-92. 2003
    ..5, 95% confidence interval: 1.57, 12.90), as was greater frequency of eating breakfast or dinner away from home. Further investigation of these associations in prospective studies is warranted...
  89. ncbi request reprint Urinary phytoestrogen excretion and breast cancer risk: evaluating potential effect modifiers endogenous estrogens and anthropometrics
    Qi Dai
    Department of Medicine and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:497-502. 2003
    ..Findings from this study suggest that the potential protective association of phytoestrogens may be modified by BMI, WHR, and blood levels of SHBG, and steroid hormones...
  90. ncbi request reprint Urinary excretion of dithiocarbamates and self-reported Cruciferous vegetable intake: application of the 'method of triads' to a food-specific biomarker
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Public Health Nutr 5:791-9. 2002
    ..We compared urinary DTC levels to intake as measured by two self-reported dietary assessment techniques...
  91. ncbi request reprint Urinary excretion of phytoestrogens and risk of breast cancer among Chinese women in Shanghai
    Qi Dai
    Department of Medicine and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:815-21. 2002
    ..No association was observed with citrus flavonoids. The results from this study suggest that high intake of certain phytoestrogens may reduce the risk of breast cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, body size, and estrogen metabolism in women
    Charles E Matthews
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Medical Center East, Suite 6100, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:473-81. 2004
    ..We examined these relationships in cross-sectional analyses of 157 North American and Chinese women...
  93. ncbi request reprint Methodologic considerations in the study of diet as part of complementary and alternative medicine modalities
    Mary E S Zander
    Camargo Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:56-61. 2004
    ..Careful consideration of what is required to answer substantive questions in this intriguing and important area also will serve to advance the study of complementary and alternative modalities more generally...
  94. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and precision of two short screeners to assess change in fruit and vegetable consumption among diverse populations participating in health promotion intervention trials
    Karen E Peterson
    Program in Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 138:218S-225S. 2008
    ..Biases in FVS estimates may reflect participants' lifestyles and sociodemographic characteristics and require further examination in longitudinal samples representative of diverse populations...
  95. ncbi request reprint Correspondence of the NCI Fruit and Vegetable Screener to repeat 24-H recalls and serum carotenoids in behavioral intervention trials
    Geoffrey W Greene
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Nutr 138:200S-204S. 2008
    ..11 servings in women. Alternative FVS scoring procedures and a 1-item screener lowered correlations with 24HR as well as serum carotenoids but alternate scoring procedures generally improved estimations of servings...
  96. 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...
  97. ncbi request reprint Lung and bronchus cancer disparities in South Carolina: epidemiology and strategies for prevention
    Anthony J Alberg
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 86 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 102:183-91. 2006
  98. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention study
    Frances E Thompson
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    J Nutr 138:193S-199S. 2008
    ..The question of whether the PFat adequately measures change in diet is addressed in another article in this supplement...
  99. pmc Methodology for adding glycemic index and glycemic load values to 24-hour dietary recall database
    Barbara C Olendzki
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 22:1087-95. 2006
    ..We also calculated daily GI and GL values from the 24HR...
  100. ncbi request reprint Use of signal detection methodology to identify subgroups of dietary supplement use in diverse populations
    Rachel E Davis
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Nutr 138:205S-211S. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that patterns of dietary supplement use are complex and support the use of SDM to identify possible population characteristics for targeted and tailored health communication interventions...
  101. pmc Association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:155-63. 2006
    ..The effect of dietary carbohydrate on blood lipids has received considerable attention in light of the current trend in lowering carbohydrate intake for weight loss...

Research Grants3

  1. South Carolina Cancer Disparities Community Networks
    James Hebert; Fiscal Year: 2007
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