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Cancer Survivorship Center

The center is dedicated to alleviating the burden and suffering from cancer in South Carolinians. The center’s researchers have a strong history and continuing interest in cancer control from prevention to survival.

A focus of the center is in identifying and intervening on factors that produce an unequal burden of suffering, particularly among minority populations. 

Center Co-Directors

Core Faculty

Current projects 

  • Psychometric analysis of Powe fatalism inventory modified
  • Social connection in African-American women with breast cancer
  • Treatment adherence in African-American women with breast cancer
  • Interval breast cancers among African-American women
  • Travel distance and breast cancer mortality among a multicultural cohort
  • Road congestion and breast cancer incidence and mortality in South Carolina
  • Innovative uses of geospatial methods in breast cancer disparities research
  • The Sistas Inspiring Sistas Through Activity and Support (SISTAS) study
  • Partnerships with federally qualified health centers to acquire and utilize health data