Publications by authors named "Swann Adams"

84Publications

Racial Disparities and Diagnosis-to-Treatment Time Among Patients Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in South Carolina.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2021 Jan 11. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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January 2021

Spatial Access to Vaccines for Children Providers in South Carolina: Implications for HPV Vaccination.

Prev Chronic Dis 2020 12 24;17:E163. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Rural and Minority Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

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December 2020

Cervical cancer treatment initiation and survival: The role of residential proximity to cancer care.

Gynecol Oncol 2021 Jan 17;160(1):219-226. Epub 2020 Oct 17.

Rural and Minority Health Research Center, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, United States of America; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC, United States of America.

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January 2021

Factors influencing chemotherapy knowledge in women with breast cancer.

Appl Nurs Res 2020 12 23;56:151335. Epub 2020 Jul 23.

University of South Carolina, College of Nursing, 1601 Greene Street, Columbia 29208, SC, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Social Determinants of Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality Among Black and White Women.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2021 Feb 8;8(1):147-156. Epub 2020 May 8.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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February 2021

How Do African-American Community Members' Perceptions About Environmental Risks of Breast Cancer Compare with the Current State of the Science?

J Cancer Educ 2020 Apr 20. Epub 2020 Apr 20.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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April 2020

Cervical cancer screening behaviors and proximity to federally qualified health centers in South Carolina.

Cancer Epidemiol 2020 04 5;65:101681. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, United States; Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street Columbia, SC, 29208, United States. Electronic address:

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April 2020

A Bivariate Mapping Tutorial for Cancer Control Resource Allocation Decisions and Interventions.

Prev Chronic Dis 2020 01 2;17:E01. Epub 2020 Jan 2.

Rural and Minority Health Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

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January 2020

Geographic disparities in residential proximity to colorectal and cervical cancer care providers.

Cancer 2020 03 8;126(5):1068-1076. Epub 2019 Nov 8.

Rural and Minority Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

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March 2020

Mortality-to-incidence ratios by US Congressional District: Implications for epidemiologic, dissemination and implementation research, and public health policy.

Prev Med 2019 12 1;129S:105849. Epub 2019 Nov 1.

University of South Carolina, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, United States of America. Electronic address:

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December 2019

Examining demographic characteristics and food access indicators from the location of vegan soul food restaurants in the south.

Ethn Health 2019 Oct 21:1-16. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behaviour, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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October 2019

The Experience of Chemotherapy Teaching and Readability of Chemotherapy Educational Materials for Women with Breast Cancer.

J Cancer Educ 2019 Aug 7. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, 1601 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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August 2019

Examining Breast Cancer Screening Behavior Among Southern Black Women After the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force Mammography Guideline Revisions.

J Community Health 2020 02;45(1):20-29

South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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February 2020

Incidental Cancer Diagnoses in Trauma Patients: A Case-Control Study Evaluating Long-term Outcomes.

J Surg Res 2019 10 22;242:304-311. Epub 2019 May 22.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

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October 2019

A systematic review of interventions to improve adherence to endocrine therapy.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2019 Feb 1;173(3):499-510. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.

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February 2019

"For lack of knowledge, our people will perish": Using focus group methodology to explore African-American communities' perceptions of breast cancer and the environment.

Environ Int 2018 12 6;121(Pt 1):111-118. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, 921 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA; Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Discovery 1 Building, Suite 200, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Use of Evidence-Based Interventions and Implementation Strategies to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers.

J Community Health 2018 12;43(6):1044-1052

Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE Rm 530, Atlanta, GA, 30322, USA.

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December 2018

Rural-Urban Differences in Costs of End-of-Life Care for the Last 6 Months of Life Among Patients with Breast, Lung, or Colorectal Cancer.

J Rural Health 2019 03 15;35(2):199-207. Epub 2018 Apr 15.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

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March 2019

Accelerating Research Collaborations Between Academia and Federally Qualified Health Centers: Suggestions Shaped by History.

Public Health Rep 2018 Jan/Feb;133(1):22-28. Epub 2017 Nov 28.

2 Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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December 2018

Timeliness of Treatment Initiation and Associated Survival Following Diagnosis of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in South Carolina.

South Med J 2017 02;110(2):107-113

From the Departments of Health Services Policy and Management and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, and the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville.

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February 2017

Types of oral contraceptives and breast cancer survival among women enrolled in Medicaid: A competing-risk model.

Maturitas 2017 Jan 22;95:42-49. Epub 2016 Oct 22.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, United States; Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, United States.

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January 2017

Effect of Physical Activity on Quality of Life as Perceived by Endometrial Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review.

Int J Gynecol Cancer 2016 11;26(9):1727-1740

*Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and †Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; and ‡Department of Behavioral Science, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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November 2016

Travel distance to screening facilities and completion of abnormal mammographic follow-up among disadvantaged women.

Ann Epidemiol 2017 01 31;27(1):35-41. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Disease Control, Columbia, SC.

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January 2017

Cardiovascular disease incidence among females in South Carolina by type of oral contraceptives, 2000-2013: a retrospective cohort study.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2016 11 11;294(5):991-997. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, USA.

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November 2016

Understanding the Association of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Breast Cancer Among African American and European American Populations in South Carolina.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2016 09 20;3(3):546-54. Epub 2015 Oct 20.

Cancer Prevention & Control Program, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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September 2016

Perspective: Randomized Controlled Trials Are Not a Panacea for Diet-Related Research.

Adv Nutr 2016 05 16;7(3):423-32. Epub 2016 May 16.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

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May 2016

Adams et al. Respond.

Am J Public Health 2016 06;106(6):e8-9

All of the authors are with the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

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June 2016

Racial disparities in endometrial cancer mortality-to-incidence ratios among Blacks and Whites in South Carolina.

Cancer Causes Control 2016 Apr 1;27(4):503-11. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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April 2016

Disparities in Breast Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Quality of Care among African American and European American Women in South Carolina.

South Med J 2016 Jan;109(1):24-30

From the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, and the Department of Health & Environmental Control, South Carolina Central Cancer Registry, Columbia.

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January 2016

Progestin and breast cancer risk: a systematic review.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2016 Jan 23;155(1):3-12. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, 2nd Floor #10, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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January 2016

Medicaid Coverage Expansion and Implications for Cancer Disparities.

Am J Public Health 2015 Nov 8;105 Suppl 5:S706-12. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Seul Ki Choi, Swann Arp Adams, Jan M. Eberth, Heather M. Brandt, Daniela B. Friedman, and James R. Hébert are with the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia. Reginald D. Tucker-Seeley is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA. Mei Po Yip is with the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle.

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November 2015

Geographic Access to Mammography and Its Relationship to Breast Cancer Screening and Stage at Diagnosis: A Systematic Review.

Womens Health Issues 2015 Sep-Oct;25(5):482-93. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Department of Clinical Science, Southwestern University, Dallas, Texas.

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July 2016

Is Availability of Mammography Services at Federally Qualified Health Centers Associated with Breast Cancer Mortality-to-Incidence Ratios? An Ecological Analysis.

J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2015 Nov 24;24(11):916-23. Epub 2015 Jul 24.

1 Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina , Columbia, South Carolina.

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November 2015

The association of C-reactive protein and physical activity among a church-based population of African Americans.

Prev Med 2015 Aug 22;77:137-40. Epub 2015 May 22.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA; Statewide Cancer Prevention & Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2015

Census-based socioeconomic indicators for monitoring injury causes in the USA: a review.

Inj Prev 2015 Aug 12;21(4):278-84. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

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August 2015

Decreased Cancer Mortality-to-Incidence Ratios with Increased Accessibility of Federally Qualified Health Centers.

J Community Health 2015 Aug;40(4):633-41

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA,

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August 2015

Physical activity and body mass index as predictors of prostate cancer risk.

World J Urol 2015 Oct 4;33(10):1495-502. Epub 2015 Jan 4.

Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden.

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October 2015

Lung cancer screening using low-dose CT: the current national landscape.

Lung Cancer 2014 Sep 21;85(3):379-84. Epub 2014 Jul 21.

Department of Radiology, Houston Methodist, United States. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Effective recruitment strategies and community-based participatory research: community networks program centers' recruitment in cancer prevention studies.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Mar;23(3):416-23

Authors' Affiliations: Departments of Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center; University of Kansas Cancer Center, Kansas City, Kansas; South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program; Arnold School of Public Health; College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina; and Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

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March 2014

C-reactive protein levels in African Americans: a diet and lifestyle randomized community trial.

Am J Prev Med 2013 Oct;45(4):430-40

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:

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October 2013

Adults with greater weight satisfaction report more positive health behaviors and have better health status regardless of BMI.

J Obes 2013 3;2013:291371. Epub 2013 Jun 3.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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December 2013

Dash of faith: a faith-based participatory research pilot study.

J Relig Health 2014 Jun;53(3):747-59

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,

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June 2014

Racial disparities in colorectal cancer incidence by type 2 diabetes mellitus status.

Cancer Causes Control 2013 Feb 30;24(2):277-85. Epub 2012 Nov 30.

South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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February 2013

Occurrence of new sexually transmitted diseases in males after HIV diagnosis.

AIDS Behav 2013 Mar;17(3):1176-84

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, The University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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March 2013

Participant evaluation of teleconference support for African American women with breast cancer.

Cancer Nurs 2012 Mar-Apr;35(2):E24-30

College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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April 2012

Evaluation of conceptual framework for recruitment of African American patients with breast cancer.

Oncol Nurs Forum 2010 May;37(3):E160-7

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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May 2010

Metabolic syndrome and risk of death from cancers of the digestive system.

Metabolism 2010 Aug 4;59(8):1231-9. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892-7344, USA.

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August 2010

Influence of cardiorespiratory fitness on lung cancer mortality.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2010 May;42(5):872-8

Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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May 2010

Racial differences in follow-up of abnormal mammography findings among economically disadvantaged women.

Cancer 2009 Dec;115(24):5788-97

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA.

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December 2009

Interdisciplinary, translational, and community-based participatory research: finding a common language to improve cancer research.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2009 Apr 31;18(4):1213-7. Epub 2009 Mar 31.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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April 2009

Cardiorespiratory fitness and digestive cancer mortality: findings from the aerobics center longitudinal study.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2009 Apr 17;18(4):1111-7. Epub 2009 Mar 17.

Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29210, USA.

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April 2009

A prospective study of cardiorespiratory fitness and breast cancer mortality.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2009 Apr;41(4):742-8

Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.

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April 2009

Breast cancer survival among economically disadvantaged women: the influences of delayed diagnosis and treatment on mortality.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2008 Oct 3;17(10):2882-90. Epub 2008 Oct 3.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA.

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October 2008

Breast cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiology.

J S C Med Assoc 2006 Aug;102(7):231-9

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.

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August 2006

Esophageal cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special programs, and descriptive epidemiology.

J S C Med Assoc 2006 Aug;102(7):201-9

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA.

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August 2006

Subject recruitment for cancer control studies in an adverse environment.

Cancer Nurs 2006 Jul-Aug;29(4):291-9; quiz 300-1

Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC 29203, USA.

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September 2006

Association of physical activity with hormone receptor status: the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006 Jun;15(6):1170-8

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.

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June 2006

The effect of social desirability and social approval on self-reports of physical activity.

Am J Epidemiol 2005 Feb;161(4):389-98

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29203, USA.

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February 2005

Physical activity levels among overweight and obese adults in South Carolina.

South Med J 2003 Jun;96(6):539-43

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.

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June 2003