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Benjamin D Smith, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, MD, Cum Laude, Doctor of Medicine
1996 Rice University, Houston, TX, BA, Summa Cum Laude, Biochemistry

Board Certifications

6/2007 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2007-5/2010

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Consultant, MD Anderson Physicians Network, Houston, TX, 2011-2013
Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 7/2005-6/2006

Consultantships

Expert Consultant, Chartrounds, LLC, Vail, CO, 2012-present

Military or Other Governmental Service

Chief Radiation Oncologist, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2/2009-12/2009
Major, United States Air Force Medical Corps, 4/2007-5/2010
Staff Radiation Oncologist, United States Air Force Medical Corps, 7/2006-5/2010
Captain, United States Air Force Medical Corps, 7/2006-3/2007

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Clinical Research Advisory Committee, 3/2011-4/2012

Honors and Awards

2012 GH Fletcher Award, Mentor to GH Fletcher Award Winner Grace Smith, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center RadOnc
2011 Career Development Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
2010 Cogent Medicine Editor's Choice Selection
2010 The Meritorious Service Medal, The United States Air Force
2009 ASTRO Travel Grant, ASTRO
2008 ASTRO Travel Grant, ASTRO
2007 Article featured in New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch
2006 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiologic Society of North America
2005 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiologic Society of North America
2005 Travel Grant, National Cancer Institute
2005 Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
2004 Cogent Medicine Editor's Choice Selection
2004 Young Oncologist Travel Award, American Radium Society
2001 American Cancer Society Prize, Yale University School of Medicine
2001 Cum Laude, Alpha Omega Alpha, Yale University School of Medicine
2001 The Norma Bailey Berniker Prize, Yale University School of Medicine
1999 Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement, American Society of Clinical Pathology
1999 Winternitz Prize, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology
1996 Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Rice University
1994 Bonner Book Award, Rice University, Department of Physics
1993 Chemistry Book Award, Rice University, Department of Chemistry

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Jagsi R, Bekelman JE, Chen A, Chen RC, Hoffman K, Shih YT, Smith BD, Yu JB. Considerations for Observational Research using Large Datasets in Radiation Oncology. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. In Press.
2. Walker GV, Grant SR, Guadagnolo BA, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Koshy M, Allen PK, Mahmood U. Disparities in stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival in non-elderly adult cancer patients according to insurance status. J Clin Oncol. In Press.
3. Black DM, Jiang J, Kuerer HM, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Disparities in the Utilization of Axillary Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy among Black and White Patients with Node-Negative Breast Cancer from 2002-2007. JAMA Surgery. In Press.
4. Shirvani S, Jiang J, Chang J, Welsh J, Likhacheva A, Buchholz T, Swisher S, Smith B. Lobectomy, Sublobar Resection, and Stereotactic Radiation for Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers in the Elderly. JAMA Surgery. In Press.
5. Hoffman KE, Niu J, Shen Y, Jiang J, Davis JW, Kim J, Kuban DA, Perkins GH, Shah JB, Smith GL, Volk RJ, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Physician Variation in Management of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: a Population-based Cohort Study. JAMA Internal Medicine. e-Pub 7/2014. PMID: 25023650.
6. Eberth JM, Xu Y, Smith GL, Shen Y, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Hunt KK, Black DM, Giordano SH, Whitman GJ, Yang W, Shen C, Elting L, Smith BD. Surgeon Influence on Use of Needle Biopsy in Patients With Breast Cancer: A National Medicare Study. J Clin Oncol. e-Pub 6/9/2014. PMID: 24912900.
7. Rahib L, Smith BD, Aizenberg R, Rosenzweig AB, Fleshman JM, Matrisian LM. Projected Cancer Incidence and Deaths to 2030: The Unexpected Burden of Thyroid, Liver, and Pancreas Cancers in the United States. American Association for Cancer Research. e-Pub 5/2014.
8. Klopp A, Smith BD, Alektiar K, Cabrera A, Damato AL, Erickson B, Fleming G, Gaffney D, Greven K, Lu K, Miller D, Moore D, Petereit D, Schefter T, Small W, Yashar C, Viswanathan AN. The role of postoperative radiation therapy for endometrial cancer: Executive Summary of an American Society for Radiation Oncology evidence-based guideline. Pract Radiat Oncol 4(3):137-144, May-Jun, 5/2014. e-Pub 3/31/2014. PMID: 24766678.
9. MacDermed DM, Houtman KM, Thang SH, Allen PK, Caudle AS, Gainer SM, Hunt KK, Perkins GH, Shaitelman SF, Smith BD, Strom EA, Tereffe W, Woodward WA, Buchholz TA, Hoffman KE. Therapeutic radiation dose delivered to the low axilla during whole breast radiation therapy in the prone position: Implications for targeting the undissected axilla. Pract Radiat Oncol 4(2):116-22, Mar-Apr, 3/2014. e-Pub 7/12/2013. PMID: 24890352.
10. Jagsi R, Jiang J, Momoh AO, Alderman A, Giordano SH, Buchholz TA, Kronowitz SJ, Smith BD. Trends and variation in use of breast reconstruction in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy in the United States. J Clin Oncol 32(9):919-26, 3/2014. e-Pub 2/2014. PMID: 24550418.
11. Smith GL, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Xu Y, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Hunt KK, Smith BD. Benefit of adjuvant brachytherapy versus external beam radiation for early breast cancer: Impact of patient stratification on breast preservation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 88(2):274-84, 2/1/2014. e-Pub 11/21/2013. PMCID: PMC3947195.
12. Pan IW, Smith BD, Shih YC. Factors Contributing to Underuse of Radiation Among Younger Women With Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 106(1):djt340, 1/2014. e-Pub 12/7/2013. PMCID: PMC3937848.
13. Shen MC, Massarweh NN, Lari SA, Vaporciyan AA, Selber JC, Mittendorf EA, MacGregor MC, Smith BD, Kuerer HM. Clinical Course of Breast Cancer Patients with Isolated Sternal and Full-Thickness Chest Wall Recurrences Treated With and Without Radical Surgery. Ann Surg Oncol 20(13):4153-60, 12/2013. e-Pub 8/2013. PMID: 23959054.
14. Shirvani SM, Jiang J, Gomez DR, Chang JY, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Intensity modulated radiotherapy for stage III non-small cell lung cancer in the United States: Predictors of use and association with toxicities. Lung Cancer 82(2):252-9, 11/2013. e-Pub 8/2013. PMCID: PMC3839043.
15. Chavez-MacGregor M, Zhang N, Buchholz TA, Zhang Y, Niu J, Elting L, Smith BD, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Trastuzumab-Related Cardiotoxicity Among Older Patients With Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol 31(33):4222-8, 11/2013. e-Pub 10/2013. PMCID: PMC3821011.
16. Fitzsullivan E, Lari SA, Smith B, Caudle AS, Krishnamurthy S, Lucci A, Mittendorf EA, Babiera GV, Black DM, Wagner JL, Bedrosian I, Woodward W, Gainer SM, Hwang R, Meric-Bernstam F, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Incidence and Consequence of Close Margins in Patients with Ductal Carcinoma-In Situ Treated with Mastectomy: Is Further Therapy Warranted? Ann Surg Oncol. e-Pub 8/2013. PMID: 23975313.
17. Walker GV, Giordano SH, Williams M, Jiang J, Niu J, MacKinnon J, Anderson P, Wohler B, Sinclair AH, Boscoe FP, Schymura MJ, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Muddy Water? Variation in reporting receipt of breast cancer radiation therapy by population-based tumor registries. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86(86):686-693, 7/15/2013. e-Pub 6/2013. PMID: 23773392.
18. Wang X, Zhang X, Li X, Amos RA, Shaitelman SF, Hoffman K, Howell R, Salehpour M, Zhang SX, Sun TL, Smith B, Tereffe W, Perkins GH, Buchholz TA, Strom EA, Woodward WA. Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation Using Intensity-Modulated Proton Radiotherapy: Do Uncertainties Outweigh Potential Benefits? Br J Radiol. e-Pub 5/2013. PMID: 23728947.
19. Wilson LD, Haffty BG, Smith BD. A Profile of Academic Training Program Directors and Chairs in Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85(5):1168-1171, 4/1/2013. PMID: 23517807.
20. Gomez DR, Liao KP, Giordano S, Nguyen H, Smith BD, Elting LS. Adherence to national guidelines for antiemesis prophylaxis in patients undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer: a population based study. Cancer 119(7):1428-36, 4/1/2013. e-Pub 12/4/2012. PMID: 23212885.
21. Hoffman KE, Niu J, Giordano SH, Ho V, Smith BD. Prostate Cancer Treatment Patterns in the State of Texas, 2004-2007. TPHA 65(2):36-42, 4/2013.
22. Shirvani SM, Jiang J, Chang JY, Welsh JW, Gomez DR, Swisher S, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Comparative Effectiveness of 5 Treatment Strategies for Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84(5):1060-70, 12/1/2012. e-Pub 9/11/2012. PMID: 22975611.
23. Alvarado R, Lari SA, Roses RE, Smith BD, Yang W, Mittendorf EA, Arun BK, Lucci A, Babiera GV, Wagner JL, Caudle AS, Meric-Bernstam F, Hwang RF, Bedrosian I, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Biology, Treatment, and Outcome in Very Young and Older Women with DCIS. Ann Surg Oncol 19(12):3777-84, 11/2012. e-Pub 5/24/2012. PMID: 22622473.
24. Albert JM, Pan IW, Shih YC, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Effectiveness of Radiation for Prevention of Mastectomy in Older Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Conservative Surgery. Cancer 118(19):4642-51, 10/1/2012. e-Pub 8/13/2012. PMID: 22890779.
25. Kim MM, Dawood S, Allen P, Sahin AA, Woodward WA, Smith BD, Strom EA, Hunt KK, Meric-Bernstam F, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Buchholz TA. Hormone receptor status influences the locoregional benefit of trastuzumab in patients with nonmetastatic breast cancer. Cancer 118(20):4936-43, 10/15/2012. e-Pub 4/17/2012. PMID: 22511276.
26. Jhaveri PM, Sun Z, Ballas L, Followill DS, Hoffman KE, Jiang J, Smith BD. Emergence of Integrated Urology-Radiation Oncology Practices in the State of Texas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84(1):15-9, 9/1/2012. e-Pub 7/10/2012. PMID: 22789491.
27. Albert JM, Liu DD, Shen Y, Pan IW, Shih YC, Hoffman KE, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Nomogram to Predict the Benefit of Radiation for Older Patients With Breast Cancer Treated With Conservative Surgery. J Clin Oncol 30(23):2837-43, 8/2012. e-Pub 6/2012. PMCID: PMC3410401.
28. Pinnix C, Perkins GH, Strom EA, Tereffe W, Woodward W, Oh JL, Arriaga L, Munsell MF, Kelly P, Hoffman KE, Smith BD, Buchholz TA, Yu TK. Topical Hyaluronic Acid vs. Standard of Care for the Prevention of Radiation Dermatitis After Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer: Single-Blind Randomized Phase III Clinical Trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(4):1089-94, 7/15/2012. e-Pub 12/14/2011. PMID: 22172912.
29. Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Jiang J, Shih YC, Smith BD. Association Between Treatment With Brachytherapy vs Whole-Breast Irradiation and Subsequent Mastectomy, Complications, and Survival Among Older Women With Invasive Breast Cancer. JAMA 307(17):1827-1837, 5/2/2012. PMCID: PMC3397792.
30. Yu JB, Soulos PR, Sharma R, Makarov DV, Decker RH, Smith BD, Desai RA, Cramer LD, Gross CP. Patterns of Care and Outcomes Associated with Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy versus Conventional Radiation Therapy for Older Patients with Head-and-Neck Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(1):e101-7, 5/1/2012. e-Pub 2/16/2012. PMID: 22342095.
31. Aneja S, Smith BD, Gross CP, Wilson LD, Haffty BG, Roberts K, Yu JB. Geographic Analysis of the Radiation Oncology Workforce. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(5):1723-9, 4/2012. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21493013.
32. Hoopes DJ, Kaziska D, Chapin P, Weed D, Smith BD, Hale ER, Johnstone PA. Patient Preferences and Physician Practice Patterns Regarding Breast Radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82(2):674-81, 2/1/2012. e-Pub 1/27/2011. PMID: 21277106.
33. Sheth GR, Cranmer LD, Smith BD, Grasso-Lebeau L, Lang JE. Radiation-Induced Sarcoma of the Breast: A Systematic Review. Oncologist 17(3):405-18, 2012. e-Pub 2/14/2012. PMCID: PMC3316927.
34. Iyengar P, Strom EA, Zhang YJ, Whitman GJ, Smith BD, Woodward WA, Yu TK, Buchholz TA. The Value of Ultrasound in Detecting Extra-Axillary Regional Node Involvement in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer. Oncologist 17(11):1402-8, 2012. e-Pub 9/14/2012. PMCID: PMC3500360.
35. Smith BD, Jiang J, McLaughlin SS, Hurria A, Smith GL, Giordano SH, Buchholz TA. Improvement in Breast Cancer Outcomes Over Time: Are Older Women Missing Out? J Clin Oncol 29(35):4647-53, 12/2011. e-Pub 11/2011. PMID: 22067407.
36. Smith BD, Bentzen SM, Correa CR, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Ibbott GS, McCormick B, McQueen JR, Pierce LJ, Powell SN, Recht A, Taghian AG, Vicini FA, White JR, Haffty BG. Fractionation for Whole Breast Irradiation: An American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Evidence-Based Guideline. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81(1):59-68, 9/2011. e-Pub 7/2010. PMID: 20638191.
37. Shirvani SM, Pan IW, Buchholz TA, Shih YC, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Impact of Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines on the Adoption of Postmastectomy Radiation in Older Women. Cancer 117(20). e-Pub 6/2011. PMID: 21710653.
38. Smith BD, Pan IW, Shih YC, Smith GL, Harris JR, Punglia R, Pierce LJ, Jagsi R, Hayman JA, Giordano SH, Buchholz TA. Adoption of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer in the United States. J Natl Cancer Inst 103(10):798-809, 5/2011. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21525437.
39. Fuller CD, Nijkamp J, Duppen JC, Rasch CR, Thomas CR, Wang SJ, Okunieff P, Jones WE, Baseman D, Patel S, Demandante CG, Harris AM, Smith BD, Katz AW, McGann C, Harper JL, Chang DT, Smalley S, Marshall DT, Goodman KA, Papanikolaou N, Kachnic LA, Radiation Oncology Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group. Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Pilot Study of Site-Specific Consensus Atlas Implementation for Rectal Cancer Target Volume Delineation in the Cooperative Group Setting. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79(2):481-9, 2/1/2011. e-Pub 4/18/2010. PMCID: PMC2929319.
40. Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Haffty BG, Vicini FA, White JR, Arthur DW, Harris JR, Shih YC. Brachytherapy for accelerated partial-breast irradiation: a rapidly emerging technology in breast cancer care. J Clin Oncol 29(2):157-65, 1/2011. e-Pub 12/2010. PMID: 21135274.
41. McLaughlin SS, Peckham SJ, Enis JA, Koebbe C, Smith BD. Young Woman With Thymoma Metastatic to the Brain Controlled with Gross Total Resection and Stereotactic Radiosurgery, With a Subsequent Uncomplicated Pregnancy. J Clin Oncol 29(2):e30-e33, 1/2011. e-Pub 10/2010. PMID: 20940185.
42. Smith BD, Haffty BG, Wilson LD, Smith GL, Patel AN, Buchholz TA. The Future of Radiation Oncology in the United States from 2010 to 2020: Will supply keep pace with demand? J Clin Oncol 28(35):5160-5165, 12/2010. e-Pub 10/2010. PMID: 20956628.
43. Smith GL, Shih YC, Xu Y, Giordano SH, Smith BD, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Woodward WA, Buchholz TA. Racial disparities in the use of radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery: a national Medicare study. Cancer 116(3):734-41, 2/2010. PMID: 20014181.
44. Smith GL, Shih YC, Giordano SH, Smith BD, Buchholz TA. A method to predict breast cancer stage using Medicare claims. Epidemiol Perspect Innov 7:1, 2010. e-Pub 1/15/2010. PMCID: PMC2818641.
45. Smith GL, Xu Y, Shih YC, Giordano SH, Smith BD, Hunt KK, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Hortobagyi GN, Buchholz TA. Breast-conserving surgery in older patients with invasive breast cancer: current patterns of treatment across the United States. J Am Coll Surg 209(4):425-433.e2, 10/2009. e-Pub 8/20/2009. PMID: 19801315.
46. Smith BD, Arthur DW, Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Julian TB, Marks LB, Todor DA, Vicini FA, Whelan TJ, White J, Wo JY, Harris JR. Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). J Am Coll Surg 209(2):269-77, 8/2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMID: 19632605.
47. Smith BD, Smith GL, Roberts KB, Buchholz TA. Baseline utilization of breast radiotherapy before institution of the Medicare practice quality reporting initiative. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(5):1506-12, 8/2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMID: 19395182.
48. Smith GL, Smith BD, Garden AS, Rosenthal DI, Sherman SI, Morrison WH, Schwartz DL, Weber RS, Buchholz TA. Hypothyroidism in older patients with head and neck cancer after treatment with radiation: a population-based study. Head Neck 31(8):1031-8, 8/2009. PMID: 19360741.
49. Smith BD, Arthur DW, Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Julian TB, Marks LB, Todor DA, Vicini FA, Whelan TJ, White J, Wo JY, Harris JR. Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(4):987-1001, 7/2009. PMID: 19545784.
50. Smith BD, Smith GL, Hurria A, Hortobagyi GN, Buchholz TA. Future of cancer incidence in the United States: burdens upon an aging, changing nation. J Clin Oncol 27(17):2758-65, 6/2009. e-Pub 4/2009. PMID: 19403886.
51. Smith GL, Smith BD, Buchholz TA, Liao Z, Jeter M, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, Ajani JA, McAleer MF, Komaki R, Cox JD. Patterns of care and locoregional treatment outcomes in older esophageal cancer patients: The SEER-Medicare Cohort. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(2):482-9, 6/2009. e-Pub 3/2009. PMID: 19289262.
52. Smith GL, Smith BD, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Garden AS, Woodward WA, Krumholz HM, Weber RS, Ang KK, Rosenthal DI. Cerebrovascular disease risk in older head and neck cancer patients after radiotherapy. J Clin Oncol 26(31):5119-25, 11/1/2008. e-Pub 8/25/2008. PMID: 18725647.
53. Smith BD, Haffty BG, Smith GL, Hurria A, Buchholz TA, Gross CP. Use of postmastectomy radiotherapy in older women. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(1):98-106, 5/2008. e-Pub 11/2007. PMID: 17996393.
54. Smith GL, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Shih YC, Woodward WA, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Yu TK, Buchholz TA. Risk of hypothyroidism in older breast cancer patients treated with radiation. Cancer 112(6):1371-9, 3/2008. PMID: 18213620.
55. Gross CP, Smith BD, Wolf E, Andersen M. Racial disparities in cancer therapy: did the gap narrow between 1992 and 2002? Cancer 112(4):900-8, 2/2008. PMID: 18181101.
56. Smith BD, Haffty BG, Hurria A, Galusha DH, Gross CP. Postmastectomy radiation and survival in older women with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 24(30):4901-7, 10/2006. PMID: 17050874.
57. Smith BD, Haffty BG, Buchholz TA, Smith GL, Galusha DH, Bekelman JE, Gross CP. Effectiveness of radiation therapy in older women with ductal carcinoma in situ. J Natl Cancer Inst 98(18):1302-10, 9/2006. PMID: 16985249.
58. Smith GL, Smith BD, Haffty BG. Rationalization and regionalization of treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 65(5):1397-403, 8/2006. e-Pub 6/2006. PMID: 16750316.
59. Smith BD, Gross CP, Smith GL, Galusha DH, Bekelman JE, Haffty BG. Effectiveness of radiation therapy for older women with early breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 98(10):681-90, 5/2006. PMID: 16705122.
60. Floyd SR, Pantanowitz L, McDermott DF, Yannucci J, Driver JA, Stevenson MA, Smith BD, Wilson LD, Richardson PG. Plasma cell problems: Case 1. Disseminated cutaneous plasmacytomas treated with total skin electron radiotherapy. J Clin Oncol 23(13):3138-40, 5/2005. PMID: 15860873.
61. Smith BD, Smith GL, Cooper DL, Wilson LD. The cutaneous B-cell lymphoma prognostic index: a novel prognostic index derived from a population-based registry. J Clin Oncol 23(15):3390-5, 5/2005. PMID: 15908651.
62. Smith BD, Smith GL, Haffty BG. Postmastectomy radiation and mortality in women with T1-2 node-positive breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 23(7):1409-19, 3/2005. PMID: 15735117.
63. Smith BD, Kapur D, Esfahanian SI, Dhami MS, Fischer JJ. Challenging problems in malignancy: case 2. Isolated needle-track recurrence following fine needle aspiration for non-small-cell lung cancer. J Clin Oncol 22(18):3828-9, 9/2004. PMID: 15365081.
64. Smith BD, Glusac EJ, McNiff JM, Smith GL, Heald PW, Cooper DL, Wilson LD. Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma treated with radiotherapy: a comparison of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer and the WHO classification systems. J Clin Oncol 22(4):634-9, 2/2004. PMID: 14966086.
65. Smith BD, Son CB, Wilson LD. Disseminated herpes simplex after total skin electron beam radiotherapy for mycosis fungoides. J R Soc Med 96(10):500-1, 10/2003. PMCID: PMC544632.
66. Khan AJ, King BL, Smith BD, Smith GL, DiGiovanna MP, Carter D, Haffty BG. Characterization of the HER-2/neu oncogene by immunohistochemical and fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res 8(2):540-8, 2/2002. PMID: 11839675.
67. Smith BD, Smith GL, Carter D, DiGiovanna MP, Kasowitz KM, Sasaki CT, Haffty BG. Molecular marker expression in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127(7):780-5, 7/2001. PMID: 11448349.
68. Smith BD, Smith GL, Carter D, Sasaki CT, Haffty BG. Prognostic significance of vascular endothelial growth factor protein levels in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. J Clin Oncol 18(10):2046-52, 5/2000. PMID: 10811669.

Invited Articles

1. Smith BD. Differences in rates of immediate breast reconstruction in Canada and the United States: What can we learn? J Clin Oncol. e-Pub 6/9/2014. PMID: 24912895.
2. Smith BD, Schlembach PA. Healthcare disparities in local-regional treatment of breast cancer. Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 24(2):122-126, 7/2013.
3. Smith BD. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. ASCO Connection, 3/2013.
4. Mittendorf EA, Smith BD. Locoregional treatment of breast cancer: where to next? Oncology (Williston Park) 25(9):817, 821-2, 8/2011. PMID: 21936443.
5. Galper SL, Smith BD, Wilson LD. Diagnosis and Management of Mycosis Fungoides. Oncology (Williston Park) 24:491-518, 5/2010.
6. Smith BD. Future of Cancer Incidence in the United States: Preparing for an Older, More Diversified Nation. The American Journal of Hematology/Oncology 8:483-487, 2009.
7. Yu JB, Gross CP, Wilson LD, Smith BD. NCI SEER Public Use Data: Applications and Limitations in Oncology Research. Oncology (Williston Park) 23:288-295, 2009.
8. Smith BD, Smith GL, Buchholz TA. Controversies over the role of radiation therapy for ductal carcinoma in situ. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8(3):433-41, 3/2008. PMID: 18366290.
9. Smith BD, Wilson LD. Cutaneous lymphoma. Curr Probl Cancer 32(2):43-87, Mar-Apr, 3/2008. PMID: 18325433.
10. Smith BD, Wilson LD. Cutaneous lymphomas. Semin Radiat Oncol 17(3):158-68, 7/2007. PMID: 17591562.
11. Wilson LD, Jones GW, Smith BD. Cutaneous lymphomas--radiotherapeutic strategies. Front Radiat Ther Oncol 39:1-15, 2006. PMID: 16394664.
12. Smith BD, Wilson LD. Management of mycosis fungoides: Part 2. Treatment. Oncology (Williston Park) 17(10):1419-28; discussion 1430, 1433, 10/2003. PMID: 14606365.
13. Smith BD, Wilson LD. Management of mycosis fungoides. Part 1. Diagnosis, staging, and prognosis. Oncology (Williston Park) 17(9):1281-8, 9/2003. PMID: 14569854.
14. Smith BD, Haffty BG, Sasaki CT. Molecular markers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: their biological function and prognostic significance. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 110(3):221-8, 3/2001. PMID: 11269765.
15. Smith BD, Haffty BG. Molecular markers as prognostic factors for local recurrence and radioresistance in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Radiat Oncol Investig 7(3):125-44, 1999. PMID: 10406054.

Editorials

1. Smith BD. Commentary on "A Systematic Review of Complications of Implant-based Breast Reconstruction with Prereconstruction and Postreconstruction Radiotherapy". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly. In Press.
2. Jagsi R, Smith BD, Sabel M, Pierce L. Individualized, patient-centered application of consensus guidelines to improve the quality of breast cancer care. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 88(3):535-536, 3/1/2014. PMID: 24521672.
3. Hunt KK, Smith BD, Mittendorf EA. The Controversy Regarding Margin Width in Breast Cancer: Enough is Enough. Ann Surg Oncol 3(3):701-3, 3/2014. e-Pub 1/29/2014. PMID: 24473644.
4. Smith BD. Commentary on "Long-term changes in pulmonary function after incidental lung irradiation for breast cancer: A prospective study with 7-year follow-up". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 24(3), 10/2013.
5. Smith BD, Buchholz TA. Radiation Treatments after Breast Conserving Therapy for Elderly Patients. J Clin Oncol 31(19):2367-8, 7/1/2013. e-Pub 5/20/2013. PMID: 23690425.
6. Smith BD. Reducing Incidental Cardiac Irradiation during Breast Radiotherapy. The Asco Post 4(8):52-54, 5/2013.
7. Albert JM, Smith BD. Commentary on "A nomogram to predict individual prognosis in node-negative breast carcinoma". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 24(2). e-Pub 2013.
8. Shirvani SM, Smith BD. Commentary on "One Decade Later: Trends and Disparities in the Application of Post-Mastectomy Radiotherapy Since the Release of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guidelines". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 24(1):75-76, 2013.
9. Smith BD. Commentary on "Twelve-year Outcomes and Patterns of Failure with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Versus Whole-breast Irradiation: Results of a Matched-pair Analysis". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 23(2):187-188, 2013.
10. Smith BD. Using Chemotherapy Response to Personalize Choices Regarding Locoregional Therapy: A New Era in Breast Cancer Treatment? J Clin Oncol 30(32):3913-5, 11/10/2012. e-Pub 10/1/2012. PMID: 23032624.
11. Albert JM, Smith BD. Commentary on "Age, Comorbidity, and Breast Cancer Severity: Impact on Receipt of Definitive Local Therapy and Rate of Recurrence among Older Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 23(2):176-177, 9/2012.
12. Smith BD. Commentary on "Association Between Age at Diagnosis and Disease-Specific Mortality Among Postmenopausal Women with Hormone Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 23(3):242-243, 9/2012.
13. Smith BD, Smith GL, Buchholz TA. Brachytherapy vs Whole-Breast Irradiation: Trial by Data. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83(4):1078-80, 7/15/2012. PMID: 22704702.
14. Mittendorf EA, Smith BD, McLaughlin S. Commentary on "The Changing Field of Locoregional Treatment for Breast Cancer". Oncology 25(9):817-822, 8/2011.
15. Koay EJ, Smith BD. Commentary on "Development and validation of a heart atlas to study cardiac exposure to radiation following treatment for breast cancer". Breast Diseases Quarterly: A Year Book Quarterly 22(2):197-199, 5/2011.
16. Smith BD. Commentary on "Adherence to the National Quality Forum (NQF) Breast Cancer Measures Within Cancer Clinical Trials: A Review from ACOSOG Z0010". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 22(1), 4/2011.
17. Smith BD. Commentary on "Limitations of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Consensus Panel Guidelines on the Use of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 22(3):301-302, 2011.
18. Smith BD. Commentary on "Up-to-date estimates of breast cancer survival for the years 2000-2004 in 11 European countries: The role of screening and a comparison with data from the United States". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 22(2):207-208, 2011.
19. Smith BD. Commentary on "Breast Cancer Survivors in the United States: Geographic Variability and Time Trends, 2005-2015". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 20:365-366, 2010.
20. Smith BD. Commentary on "Impact of interval from breast conserving surgery to radiotherapy on local recurrence in older women with breast cancer: retrospective cohort analysis". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 21(4):366-368, 2010.
21. Smith BD. Commentary on "Factors Associated with Guideline-Concordant Use of Radiotherapy After Mastectomy in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 20:206-207, 2009.
22. Smith BD. Commentary on "Invasive Local Recurrence Increased After Radiation Therapy for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 20:86-87, 2009.
23. Smith BD. Commentary on "Risk of Subclinical Micromestastatic Disease in the Supraclavicular Nodal Bed According to the Anatomic Distribution in Patients with Advanced Cancer". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 19:337-338, 2008.
24. Smith BD. Commentary on "Supraclavicular Nodal Failure in Patients with One to Three Positive Axillary Lymph Nodes Treated with Breast Conserving Surgery and Breast Irradiation, without Supraclavicular Node Radiation". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 18:389-390, 2008.
25. Smith BD. Commentary on "The Impact of Comorbidities on Outcomes for Elderly Women Treated with Breast-Conservation Treatment for Early-Stage Breast Cancer". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 19:249-250, 2008.
26. Smith BD. Commentary on "Local Recurrences After Conservative Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma-In-Situ of the Breast Without Radiotherapy: The Effect of Age". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 18:85-86, 2007.
27. Smith BD. Commentary on "Radiation Therapy After Mastectomy Between 1991 and 1999 in Elderly Women: Response to Clinical Trial information". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 18:92, 2007.
28. Smith BD. Commentary on "Radiotherapy Omission After Breast-Conserving Surgery is Associated with Reduced Breast Cancer-Specific Survival in Elderly Women with Breast Cancer". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 18:87-88, 2007.
29. Smith BD. Commentary on "Ten-year Multi-institutional Results of Breast-conserving Surgery and Radiotherapy in BRCA 1/2-associated Stage I/II Breast Cancer". Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly 18:84-85, 2007.
30. Smith BD. Indications for Post-mastectomy Radiation in Older Women. Women's Oncology Review 5:229-230, 2005.

Abstracts

1. Black DM, Jiang J, Kuerer HM, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Disparities in the Utilization of Axillary Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy among Black and White Patients with Node-Negative Breast Cancer from 2002-2007. SABCS, 12/2012.
2. Jiang J, Huo J, Zhao H, He W, Smith BD. Cost-Effectiveness Comparison of Whole Breast Irradiation, Brachytherapy, and No Radiation Treatment in Elderly Patients with Breast Cancer. ASA (#37), 7/2012.
3. Shirvani S, Jiang J, Chang J, Welsh J, Gomez D, Swisher S, Buchholz TA, Smith, BD. Comparative Effectiveness of Five Strategies for Early-Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly. ARS, 5/2012.
4. Albert JM, Pan IW, Shih YT, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Effectiveness of Radiation for Prevention of Mastectomy in Older Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Conservative Surgery. ARS, 5/2012.
5. Shirvani SM, Pan IW, Buchholz TA, Shih YC, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Impact of Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines on the Adoption of Postmastectomy Radiation in Older Women. ARS, 6/2011.
6. Albert JM, Pan IW, Shih YC, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Effectiveness of Radiation for Prevention of Mastectomy in Older Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Conservative Surgery. ASTRO, 2011.
7. Smith BD, Smith GL, Buchholz TA. The Future of Radiation Oncology in 2020: How Will Changes in the US Population Influence Demand?. ASTRO, 11/2009.
8. Smith BD, Smith GL, Hurria A, Buchholz TA. Breast Cancer in the United States: The Burden on an Aging, Changing Nation. SABCS, 12/2008.
9. Smith BD, Smith GL, Buchholz TA. The Potential Impact of Pay-For-Performance on Utilization of Breast Radiation Following Conservative Surgery. ASCO Breast, 9/2008.
10. Smith BD, Haffty BG, Smith GL, Hurria A, Buchholz TA. Utilization of Post-Mastectomy Radiation in Older Women. SABCS, 12/2006.
11. Smith BD, Smith GL, Cooper DL, Wilson LD. Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma: An Emerging Clinical Entity. ASTRO, 10/2004.
12. Smith BD, Smith GL, Haffty BG. The Importance of Number of Involved Regional Lymph Nodes in Predicting Survival Benefit From Postmastectomy Radiation: Analysis of a Large, Population-Based Cohort of Women with T1-2 N+ Breast Cancer. ARS, 5/2004.

Book Chapters

1. Shih T, Smith BD. Economic Cost of Treating Older Adults with Cancer. In: Cancer and Aging. Ed(s) Gosney M, Bellizzi K. Wiley-Blackwell. In Press.
2. Sung K, Smith BD, Haffty BG. Chapter 3: Prognostic Factors in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. In: Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 4th. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 87-111, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4511-4487-1.
3. Smith BD, Jones G, Wilson LD. Mycosis Fungoides. In: Clinical Radiation Oncology, 3rd. Ed(s) Gunderson LL, Tepper JE. Elsevier Churchill Livingston: Philadelphia, PA, 1583-1603, 2012.
4. Smith BD. Radiation Therapy: Ductal Carcinoma in Situ. In: Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, 3rd. People's Medical Publisher House: USA, 425-436, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-60795-094-3.
5. Christodouleas JP, Smith BD. Chapter 85: Markel Cell Carcinoma. In: Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review. Ed(s) Hristov B, Lin S, Christodouleas J. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 535-538, 2010.
6. Hristov B, Smith BD. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. In: Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review. Ed(s) Hristov B, Lin S, Christodouleas J. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 2010.
7. Smith BD, Buchholz TA. Principles of Radiation Therapy in the Older Adult. In: Practical Geriatric Oncology. Ed(s) Hurria A, Cohen HJ. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, 63-88, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-521-51319-7.
8. Hristov B, Smith BD. Retinoblastoma. In: Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review. Ed(s) Hristov B, Lin S, Christodouleas J. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 2010. ISBN: 160814448.
9. Smith BD, Haffty BG. Chapter 2. Prognostic factors in Head and Neck Cancer. In: Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Ed(s) Harrison LB, Sessions RB, Hong WK. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: New York, NY, 51-75, 2009.
10. Smith BD. Chapter 34. Radiation Therapy for Older Women with Early Breast Cancer. In: Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prognosis. 1. Ed(s) Hayat MA. Springer: New York, NY, 493-506, 2009.
11. Smith BD, Buchholz TA. Chapter 61. Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Disease. In: The Breast. 2, 4th. Ed(s) Bland KI, Copeland EM. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 1061-1068, 2009.
12. Smith BD, Higgins SA, Hernandez N. Tumores del ovario. In: Radiotherapia Oncologica: Enfoque Multidisciplinario. Ed(s) Urdaneta N, Vera A, Wilson LD, Peschel RE, Wilson LD. Editorial Disinlimed: Caracas, Venezuela, 1015-1027, 2009.
13. Khan A, Smith BD. Chapter 8. Useful Tools for Radiation Oncology. In: Handbook of Radiation Oncology: Basic Principles and Clinical Protocols. Ed(s) Haffty BG, Wilson LD. Jones and Bartlett: Boston, MA, 173-204, 2008.
14. Smith BD, Jones G, Wilson LD. Chapter 76. Mycosis Fungoides. In: Clinical Radiation Oncology, 2nd. Ed(s) Gunderson LL, Tepper JE. Elsevier Churchill Livingston: Philadelphia, PA, 1773-1797, 2006.
15. Smith BD, Haffty BG. Chapter 3. Prognostic Factors in Head and Neck Cancer. In: Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Ed(s) Harrison LB, Sessions RB, Hong WK. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: New York, NY, 49-73, 2003.
16. Tangir J, Smith B, Higgins SA, Schwartz PE. Therapy for Gynecologic Neoplasms. In: Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1st. Ed(s) Lobo RA. Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing: New York, NY, 1-30, 2003.

Letters to the Editor

1. Smith BD, Buchholz TA. Reply to p.g. Tsoutsou et Al and o. Kaidar-person et Al. J Clin Oncol 31(36):4573, 12/20/2013. e-Pub 11/4/2013. PMID: 24190109.
2. Albert JM, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Reply to P.G. Tsoutsou et al. J Clin Oncol 31(5):648-9, 2/2013. PMID: 23520644.
3. Smith GL, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. In reply to Khan et al. JAMA 308(6):567-8, 8/2012. PMID: 22871864.
4. Smith BD, Buchholz TA, Kuerer HM. Intraoperative radiotherapy for early breast cancer. Lancet 376(9747):1141, 10/2010.
5. Smith BD, Arthur DW, Todor DA, Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Julian TB, Marks LB, Vicini FA, Whelan TJ, White J, Wo JY, Harris JR. In reply to Dr. Beal, et al. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76(2):638-9, 2/2010.
6. Smith BD. In reply to Dr. Alvarez. J Am Coll Surg 209(6):795-796, 12/2009.
7. Wilson LD, Smith BD. Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma. J Clin Oncol 24(24):4041; author reply 4041-2, 8/20/2006. PMID: 16921065.
8. Wilson LD, Housman D, Smith BD. Merkel cell carcinoma: improved outcome with the addition of adjuvant therapy. J Clin Oncol 23(28):7236-7; author reply 7237-8, 10/1/2005. PMID: 16192614.
9. Wilson LD, Smith BD. Eosinophilia: outcomes and bias. J Am Acad Dermatol 53(1):183; author reply 183, 7/2005. PMID: 15965454.
10. Smith BD, Lally BE, Haffty BG, Wilson LD. Do PET and SNB reduce the rate of elective neck dissection? A hypothesis still in need of validation. J Clin Oncol 23(12):2874-5; author reply 2875-6, 4/20/2005. PMID: 15838015.
 

Other

1. MD Thesis.  Smith BD, Haffty BG. The Prognostic Value of Molecular Markers in the Treatment of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. MD Thesis, 2001, Yale University School of Medicine.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Population-based assessment of patient outcomes in older breast cancer survivors
Funding Source: MD Anderson Cancer Center
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016

Last updated: 7/31/2014