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The Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Past Colloquiums




June 3, 2016

Inflammation, the Tumor Microenvironment and Progression of Colorectal Cancer [pdf]

April 15, 2016

Student Colloquium: Featuring the Research of Cancer Prevention & Control Program Students [pdf]

March 18, 2016

Diet- Associated Inflammation: Bridging from public health to clinical practice, academic invention to scholarly productivity, local concern to global relevance, and from the "ivory tower" to commercial application [pdf]

January 15, 2016

Behavioral Interventions in Animal Models of Cancer [pdf]



December 11, 2015

Disease Prevention and Reversal with Plant-Based Cooking [pdf] 

November 13, 2015

The Role of Energy Balance and Energy Flux in Weight Management  [pdf]

September 11, 2015

Disease Prevention and Reversal via Diet [pdf] 

April 17, 2015

 Postdoctoral Fellow and Student Presentations [pdf] 

March 20, 2015

The Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Project- What We Learn from Differing Intervention Effects in Different Populations [pdf]

February 20, 2015

The Creation and Evolution of the Dietary Inflammatory Index [pdf]



December 12, 2014

Progress Working with the IRB-"We are here to help (no kidding)" [pdf]

November 14, 2014

  Health Impacts of Circadian Disruption with Modification by Lifestyle Factors [pdf]

September 19, 2014

Progress and Research Opportunities: HPV Vaccination in South Carolina [pdf]

August 15, 2014

Patient Centered Decision Making: Myth or Reality in Breast Cancer Care: Preliminary Results from Narrative Analysis and Future Direction [pdf]

June 17, 2014

Community-Engaged Research with Latinas in South Carolina: 2002–2014 [pdf]

May 16, 2014

Designing Culturally-Tailored Palliative Care Programs for Rural African American and Caucasian Elders: A Community Project Using CBPR [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow and Student Presentations [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Michael Wirth, MSPH, Phd: Effect of Sleep and Physical Activity on Markers of Inflammation [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Fred Tabung, MSPH: A Healthy Lifestyle Index is Associated with Reduced Riskof Colorectal Adenomatous Polyps Among Non‐Users of NSAIDs [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Melanie Alexander, PhD Student: Case Control Study of Methylation in a 20‐Marker Panel and Adenomatous Polyp Formation [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Nancy Gallant, PhD Student: Associations between being Up‐to‐Date on Colorectal Cancer Screening and Diabetes, 2009‐2012 [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Marsha Samson, PhD Student: Understanding the Role of Diabetes in Breast Cancer Survival Among African‐American and European‐American Populations in South Carolina [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Deeonna Farr, DrPH Candidate: Opportunities & Attitudes: Influences on Research Participation in Black Americans [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Rosemary Corriero, Undergraduate Student: Identifying Opportunities to Develop a HPV and HPV Vaccination Health Communication Campaign for College Students [pdf]

April 18, 2014

Samuel Antwi, PhD Candidate: Prognostic Impact of Definitive Local Therapy to the Primary Tumor in Men with Metastatic (Stage IV) Prostate Cancer at Diagnosis: A Population‐Based, Propensity Score Analysis [pdf]

March 14, 2014

Management of Oxidative Stress During Cancer Treatment: A Possible Role for Nutritional Factors [pdf]

January 17, 2014

Colorectal Cancer: A Tale of Why No Behind Should Be Left Behind [pdf]



November 12, 2013

Beyond Translational Research: Adoption of Healthy Practices [pdf]

October 11, 2013

HPV-Mediated Carcinogenesis, In Vivi and In Vitro [pdf]

September 6, 2013

How Should Governments Warn Consumers about Smoking? [pdf]

August 9, 2013

Cancer Care Deserts: Quantifying and Solving the Problem from a Spatial Perspective [pdf]

July 12, 2013

Vitamin D, Calcium and Prostate Cancer: The Good, the Bad and the Dairy [pdf]

June 14, 2013

Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine and Thy Medicine Be Thy Food: Enlivening Hippocrates in Cancer Prevention Research [pdf]

April 9, 2013

Opportunities for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer Prevention and Control [pdf]

March 8, 2013

Energy Imbalance: It's the End of the World as We Know It & Reflections on a Career Begun at USC [pdf]

February 8, 2013

The Role of Health Communication in Cancer Prevention and Control: New Directions, Opportunities and Challenges [pdf]

January 23, 2013

Increasing Relevance across NCI's Cancer Research Continuum through Transdisciplinary Constructs [pdf]

January 11, 2013

A New Approach to Cancer Health Disparities: Applications of Geospatial Methods [pdf]