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Adana A. Llanos, PhD, MPH

Selected Publications

Llanos AA, Makambi KH, Tucker CA, Shields PG, Adams-Campbell LL. Alcohol, anthropometrics, and breast cancer risk in African American women. Breast J 2012; 18:394-395. [PMID:  22681594]

Llanos AA, Makambi KH, Tucker CA, Wallington SF, Shields PG, Adams-Campbell LL. Cholesterol, lipoproteins, and breast cancer risk in African American women. Ethn Dis 2012; 22:281-287.  [PMID:  22870570]

Llanos AA, Dumitrescu RG, Marian C, Makambi KH, Spear SL, Kallakury BVS, Perry DJ, Convit RJ, Platek ME, Millen AE, Adams-Campbell LL, Freudenheim JL, Shields PG. Adipokines in plasma and breast tissues: associations with breast cancer risk factors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2012; 21:1745-1755. [PMID:  22892282]

Llanos AA, Brasky TM, Dumitrescu RG, Marian C, Makambi KH, Spear SL, Kallakury BVS, Perry DJ, Convit RJ, Platek ME, Millen AE, Adams-Campbell LL, Freudenheim JL, Shields PG. Plasma IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 may be imprecise surrogates for breast concentrations: an analysis of healthy women. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2013; 138:571-579. [PMID: 23456194]

Reiter PL, Katz ML, Oliveri JM, Young GS, Llanos AA, Paskett ED. Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer screening behaviors among Appalachian residents. Public Health Nursing 2013; 30: 312-322. [PMID: 23808856]

Paskett ED, Llanos AA, Young GS, Pennell ML, Lee C-J, Katz ML. Correlates of colorectal cancer screening among residents of Ohio Appalachia. J Community Health 2013; 38: 609-618. [PMID: 23529450]

Sheppard VB, Llanos AA, Taylor TR, Adams-Campbell LL. Correlates of depressive symptomatology in African American breast cancer patients. J Cancer Surviv 2013; 7:292-299. [PMID: 23471730]

Sween JC, Wallington SF, Sheppard VB, Llanos AA, Taylor TR, Adams-Campbell LL. The role of exergaming in improving physical activity:  a review. J Phys Act Health (in press) [PMID: 23575480]

Llanos AA, Peng J, Pennell ML, Krok J, Vitolins MZ, Degraffinreid CR, Paskett ED. Effects of tomato and soy on serum adipokine concentrations in postmenopausal women at increased breast cancer risk: a cross-over dietary intervention trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014; 99:625-632 [PMID: 24423335]

Llanos AA, Krok JL, Peng J, Pennell ML, Vitolins MZ, Degraffinreid CR, Paskett ED. Effects of a walking intervention using mobile technology and interactive voice response on serum biomarkers of obesity among postmenopausal women at increased breast cancer risk. Horm Cancer 2014; 5:98-103. [PMID:24435584]

Llanos AA, Krok JL, Peng J, Pennell ML, Olivo-Marston SE, Vitolins MZ, Degraffinreid CR, Paskett ED. Effects of low-fat or low-carbohydrate dietary patterns on serum adipokines among overweight and obese premenopausal women: a randomized trial. SpringerPlus 2014; 3:175-185

Llanos AA, Pennell ML, Young GS, Tatum CM, Katz ML, Paskett ED. No Association between colorectal cancer worry and within-guidelines screening behaviors among residents of Appalachian Ohio. J Public Health (in press) [PMID: 24850101]

Llanos AA, Brasky TM, Marian C, Dumitrescu RG, Makambi KH, Freudenheim JL, Shields PG. Genetic variation in adipokine genes and associations with adiponectin and leptin concentrations in plasma and breast tissues. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev (in press) [PMID: 24825736]

Plascak JJ, Llanos AA, Pennell ML, Weier RC, Paskett ED. Neighborhood factors associated with time to resolution following an abnormal breast or cervical cancer screening test. (submitted)

Llanos AA, Dumitrescu RG, Brasky TM, Liu Z, Mason JB, Marian C, Makambi KH, Spear SL, Kallakury BVS, Freudenheim JL, Shields PG. Relationships among folate, alcohol consumption, gene variants in one-carbon metabolism, and p16INK4a methylation and expression in healthy breast tissues. (submitted)