Susan E Steck

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide excision repair gene polymorphisms, meat intake and colon cancer risk
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Rm 236, Columbia, SC 29208, USA Electronic address
    Mutat Res Fundam Mol Mech Mutagen 762:24-31. 2014
  3. pmc Polymorphisms in methionine synthase, methionine synthase reductase and serine hydroxymethyltransferase, folate and alcohol intake, and colon cancer risk
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N C, USA
    J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics 1:196-204. 2008
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation for twelve weeks increases lean body mass in obese humans
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr 137:1188-93. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cooked meat and risk of breast cancer--lifetime versus recent dietary intake
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 18:373-82. 2007
  7. 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
  8. pmc Nutrient pathways and breast cancer risk: the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Patrick T Bradshaw
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Nutr Cancer 65:345-54. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer survival among women on Long Island
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2285-92. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Obesity and prostate cancer aggressiveness among African and Caucasian Americans in a population-based study
    L Joseph Su
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:844-53. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Gene-Nutrient Interactions and Breast Cancer
    SUSAN STECK; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide excision repair gene polymorphisms, meat intake and colon cancer risk
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Rm 236, Columbia, SC 29208, USA Electronic address
    Mutat Res Fundam Mol Mech Mutagen 762:24-31. 2014
    ..Thus, we examined whether NER non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms (nsSNPs) modified the association between red meat intake and colon cancer risk...
  3. pmc Polymorphisms in methionine synthase, methionine synthase reductase and serine hydroxymethyltransferase, folate and alcohol intake, and colon cancer risk
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N C, USA
    J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics 1:196-204. 2008
    ..We examined associations among folate and alcohol intake, single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes involved in one-carbon metabolism, and colon cancer risk...
  4. 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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  5. ncbi request reprint Conjugated linoleic acid supplementation for twelve weeks increases lean body mass in obese humans
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr 137:1188-93. 2007
    ..In conclusion, whereas CLA may increase lean body mass in obese humans, it may also increase markers of inflammation in the short term...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cooked meat and risk of breast cancer--lifetime versus recent dietary intake
    Susan E Steck
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Epidemiology 18:373-82. 2007
    ..Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and heterocyclic amines (HCAs) are carcinogens formed in or on the surface of well-done meat, cooked at high temperature...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Nutrient pathways and breast cancer risk: the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project
    Patrick T Bradshaw
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Nutr Cancer 65:345-54. 2013
    ..Our study emphasizes the importance of accounting for multiple nutrient pathways when examining associations between dietary intake and breast cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer survival among women on Long Island
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2285-92. 2007
    ..However, the effects of flavonoids on survival are not known. In a population-based cohort of breast cancer patients, we investigated whether dietary flavonoid intake before diagnosis is associated with subsequent survival...
  10. doi request reprint Obesity and prostate cancer aggressiveness among African and Caucasian Americans in a population-based study
    L Joseph Su
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:844-53. 2011
    ..This study evaluated obesity and prostate cancer aggressiveness relationship in a population-based incident prostate cancer study...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Polymorphisms in oxidative stress genes, physical activity, and breast cancer risk
    Lauren E McCullough
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1949-58. 2012
    ..Given the paradoxical effects of physical activity, the oxidative stress pathway is of interest. Genetic variation in CAT or antioxidant-related polymorphisms may mediate the physical activity-breast cancer association...
  13. pmc PAH-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, GST polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk
    Kathleen M McCarty
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:552-8. 2009
    ..Few breast cancer studies have investigated the joint effects of multiple GSTs and a PAH biomarker...
  14. doi request reprint Genetic variation in multiple biologic pathways, flavonoid intake, and breast cancer
    Nikhil K Khankari
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:215-26. 2014
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  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint A population-based dietary inflammatory index predicts levels of C-reactive protein in the Seasonal Variation of Blood Cholesterol Study (SEASONS)
    Nitin Shivappa
    1Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Suite 241, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Public Health Nutr 17:1825-33. 2014
    ..To perform construct validation of the population-based Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII) using dietary data from two different dietary assessments and serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) as the construct validator...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:514-23. 2007
    ..These results suggest that US women can consume sufficient levels of flavonoids to benefit from their potential chemopreventive effects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Construction of a flavonoid database for assessing intake in a population-based sample of women on Long Island, New York
    Brian N Fink
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nutr Cancer 56:57-66. 2006
    ..Each class of flavonoids and lignans exhibited a wide range of intake levels. This database is useful to quantify flavonoid and lignan intake for other observational studies conducted in the United States that utilize the Block FFQ...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Designing and developing a literature-derived, population-based dietary inflammatory index
    Nitin Shivappa
    1Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Suite 241, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Public Health Nutr 17:1689-96. 2014
    ..To design and develop a literature-derived, population-based dietary inflammatory index (DII) to compare diverse populations on the inflammatory potential of their diets...
  24. pmc Carbohydrate intake and overweight and obesity among healthy adults
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1165-72. 2009
    ..Little is known about the dietary habits of people with optimal body weight in communities with high overweight and obesity prevalence...
  25. 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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  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary Inflammatory Index Scores Differ by Shift Work Status: NHANES 2005 to 2010
    Michael D Wirth
    From the Cancer Prevention and Control Program Drs Wirth, Burch, Shivappa, Steck, and Hébert and Mr Hurley, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Drs Burch, Shivappa, Steck, and Hébert, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC WJB Dorn VA Medical Center Dr Burch, Columbia, SC and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Dr Vena, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
    J Occup Environ Med 56:145-8. 2014
    ..We examined a dietary inflammatory index (DII) in relation to shift work from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data (2005 to 2010)...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. pmc Associations between polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures and p53 mutations in breast tumors
    Irina Mordukhovich
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:511-8. 2010
    ..Objectives: We hypothesized that associations of PAH-related exposures with breast cancer would differ according to tumor p53 mutation status, effect, type, and number...
  30. pmc Association between prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and health-related quality of life, South Carolina, 2011
    Samuel Antwi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina 800 Sumter Street, Columbia SC, 29208 E Mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E215. 2013
    ..We investigated the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in various population subgroups in South Carolina and examined associations between COPD and 4 core measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  31. doi request reprint "Linearity assessment methods for sex steroid hormones and carrier proteins among men in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)"
    Jamie Ritchey
    University of South Carolina, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, United States Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Tribal Epidemiology Center, 2214 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, United States Electronic address
    Steroids 82:23-8. 2014
    ..Statistical advice regarding appropriate adjustment methods for carrier proteins of sex steroid hormones in the literature is scant. Therefore, we investigated different adjustment methods for carrier proteins...
  32. pmc Intestinal inflammatory cytokine response in relation to tumorigenesis in the Apc(Min/+) mouse
    Jamie L McClellan
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29209, USA
    Cytokine 57:113-9. 2012
    ..Further, these data may be relevant in the design of future investigations of therapeutic interventions to effectively target inflammatory processes in rodent models...

Research Grants1

  1. Gene-Nutrient Interactions and Breast Cancer
    SUSAN STECK; Fiscal Year: 2007
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