Susan E Steck

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

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

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. 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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  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  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. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...

Research Grants1

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