Publications by authors named "Benjamin Haaland"

81Publications

Endocrine therapy and radiotherapy use among older women with hormone receptor-positive, clinically node-negative breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2021 Jan 9. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, 2000 Circle of Hope Dr., Salt Lake City, UT, 84112, USA.

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January 2021

A time-varying model of the dynamics of smoking lapse.

Health Psychol 2021 Jan;40(1):40-50

Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah.

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January 2021

The Serine Protease HTRA-1 Is a Biomarker for ROP and Mediates Retinal Neovascularization.

Front Mol Neurosci 2020 17;13:605918. Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States.

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November 2020

Risk of malignancies in patients with spondyloarthritis treated with biologics compared with those treated with non-biologics: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 2020 28;12:1759720X20925696. Epub 2020 May 28.

Level 4, Programme in Health Services & Systems Research, Duke NUS Medical-School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Republic of Singapore.

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May 2020

Clinical predictors for etiology of acute diarrhea in children in resource-limited settings.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 10 9;14(10):e0008677. Epub 2020 Oct 9.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America.

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October 2020

Factors associated with appropriate and low-value PSA testing.

Cancer Epidemiol 2020 06 8;66:101724. Epub 2020 May 8.

Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2020

Prognostic Significance of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Cancer.

JCO Oncol Pract 2020 04 9;16(4):e313-e323. Epub 2020 Jan 9.

Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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April 2020

A pilot multisite study of patient navigation for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.

Contemp Clin Trials 2019 12 12;87:105888. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, 3501 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

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December 2019

First-line Treatment of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.

Eur Urol Oncol 2019 Nov 4;2(6):708-715. Epub 2019 Oct 4.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2019

Effect of Preexisting and Co-Occurring Comorbid Conditions on Recovery in the 5 Years After Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury.

J Head Trauma Rehabil 2020 May/Jun;35(3):E288-E298

The Ohio State University, Columbus (Drs Corrigan and Bogner); University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City (Ms Zheng and Drs Kean, Haaland, and Horn); and Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, North Carolina (Drs Pinto and Niemeier and Ms Guerrier).

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September 2019

Patterns of treatment in metastatic renal cell carcinoma for older versus younger patients.

J Geriatr Oncol 2020 05 8;11(4):724-726. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. Electronic address:

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May 2020

A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of probiotics in systemic sclerosis associated gastrointestinal disease.

Semin Arthritis Rheum 2019 12 23;49(3):411-419. Epub 2019 May 23.

Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Singapore General Hospital, The Academia, Level 4, 20 College Road 169856, Singapore; Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School, 8 College Road 169857, Singapore.

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December 2019

Revisiting AJCC TNM staging for renal cell carcinoma: quest for improvement.

Ann Transl Med 2019 03;7(Suppl 1):S18

Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

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March 2019

Identification of Affective State Change in Adults With Aphasia Using Speech Acoustics.

J Speech Lang Hear Res 2018 12;61(12):2906-2916

Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

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December 2018

Cost-effectiveness of pembrolizumab as first-line therapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Lung Cancer 2018 10 22;124:248-254. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA; Department of Population Health Sciences and Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2018

The Asia Cornea Society Infectious Keratitis Study: A Prospective Multicenter Study of Infectious Keratitis in Asia.

Am J Ophthalmol 2018 11 9;195:161-170. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore; Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore; Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore; Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma in older patients: A network meta-analysis.

J Geriatr Oncol 2019 01 1;10(1):149-154. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Targeted first-line therapies for advanced colorectal cancer: a Bayesian meta-analysis.

Oncotarget 2017 Sep 11;8(39):66458-66466. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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September 2017

Low conversion rate of ocular to generalized myasthenia gravis in Singapore.

Muscle Nerve 2018 05 2;57(5):756-760. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore Eye Research Institute and Duke-NUS, Singapore.

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May 2018

Surgery for CNS Tumors in the Brazilian National Health Care System.

J Glob Oncol 2017 Apr 6;3(2):157-161. Epub 2016 Jul 6.

, Hospital das Clínicas Instituto do Coração, São Paulo, Brazil; , MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and , Oncoclinicas Group, São Paulo, Brazil, and The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

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April 2017

Meta-analysis of first-line therapies with maintenance regimens for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in molecularly and clinically selected populations.

Cancer Med 2017 Aug 3;6(8):1847-1860. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

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August 2017

Applying economic incentives to increase effectiveness of an outpatient weight loss program (TRIO) - A randomized controlled trial.

Soc Sci Med 2017 07 15;185:63-70. Epub 2017 May 15.

Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School, 8 College Road, Level 4 169857, Singapore.

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July 2017

A systematic review and network meta-analysis of immunotherapy and targeted therapy for advanced melanoma.

Cancer Med 2017 Jun 1;6(6):1143-1153. Epub 2017 May 1.

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Global Oncology Program, Miami, Florida.

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June 2017

Abiraterone or Enzalutamide in Advanced Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: An Indirect Comparison.

Prostate 2017 May 19;77(6):639-646. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia.

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May 2017

Extraction of Process-Structure Evolution Linkages from X-ray Scattering Measurements Using Dimensionality Reduction and Time Series Analysis.

Integr Mater Manuf Innov 2017 10;6(2):147-159. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

1School of Computational Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, North Ave NW, Atlanta, 30332 USA.

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March 2017

Effectiveness of activity trackers with and without incentives to increase physical activity (TRIPPA): a randomised controlled trial.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2016 12 4;4(12):983-995. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

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December 2016

Ten-year survival in women with primary stage IV breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2016 11 14;160(1):145-152. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore, 169690, Singapore.

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November 2016

A Fit-Fat Index for Predicting Incident Diabetes in Apparently Healthy Men: A Prospective Cohort Study.

PLoS One 2016 24;11(6):e0157703. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Exercise Science, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America.

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July 2017

Curative-Intent Surgery for Pancreatic Tumors: A Review of Procedures From the Brazilian National Health System.

J Glob Oncol 2017 Feb 4;3(1):37-42. Epub 2016 May 4.

, Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa São Lucas and University of Campinas; , Oncoclinicas Group, São Paulo; , Hospital Santa Izabel, Salvador, Brazil; , Institute of Cancer Research, London, United Kingdom; , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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February 2017

Combined association of fitness and central adiposity with health-related quality of life in healthy Men: a cross-sectional study.

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2015 Nov 24;13:188. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

H.Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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November 2015

Bayesian network meta-comparison of maintenance treatments for stage IIIb/IV non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with good performance status not progressing after first-line induction chemotherapy: results by performance status, EGFR mutation, histology and response to previous induction.

Eur J Cancer 2015 Nov 10;51(16):2330-44. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore; H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2015

The Association of Prehypertension With Meals Eaten Away From Home in Young Adults in Singapore.

Am J Hypertens 2015 Oct 18;28(10):1197-200. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore;

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October 2015

Interventional strategies associated with improvements in survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Singapore over 10 years.

Resuscitation 2015 Apr 11;89:155-61. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore; Health Services & Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate School of Medicine, Singapore. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Lamina cribrosa visibility using optical coherence tomography: comparison of devices and effects of image enhancement techniques.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2015 Jan 15;56(2):865-74. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, United Kingdom Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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January 2015

Risk stratification for prediction of adverse coronary events in emergency department chest pain patients with a machine learning score compared with the TIMI score.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Dec 7;177(3):1095-7. Epub 2014 Oct 7.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore; Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

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December 2014

Review article: Research on dengue during World War II revisited.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Dec 13;91(6):1203-17. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Office of Clinical Sciences, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, and Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore

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December 2014

Prediction of adverse cardiac events in emergency department patients with chest pain using machine learning for variable selection.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2014 Aug 23;14:75. Epub 2014 Aug 23.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore.

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August 2014

Comparative effectiveness of approved first-line anti-angiogenic and molecularly targeted therapeutic agents in the treatment of good and intermediate risk metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

BMC Cancer 2014 Aug 15;14:592. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore.

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August 2014

Presence of and correction for interviewer error on an instrument assessing cognitive function of older adults.

Geriatr Gerontol Int 2015 Mar 11;15(3):372-80. Epub 2014 Aug 11.

Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore; Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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March 2015

Meta-analysis of first-line therapies in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer harboring EGFR-activating mutations.

J Thorac Oncol 2014 Jun;9(6):805-11

*Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore; †Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore; ‡Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore; §Clinical Oncology, Instituto do Cancer do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; ‖Hospital do Coração Cancer Center (HCor Onco), São Paulo, Brazil; and ¶Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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June 2014

Hormonal Therapeutics Enzalutamide and Abiraterone Acetate in the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC) Post-docetaxel-an Indirect Comparison.

Clin Med Insights Oncol 2014 16;8:29-36. Epub 2014 Mar 16.

Hospital do Coração Cancer Center (HCor Onco), Brazil. ; Centro Paulista de Oncologia, Brazil. ; Oncoclinicas do Brasil, Brazil. ; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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March 2014

Bosutinib inhibits migration and invasion via ACK1 in KRAS mutant non-small cell lung cancer.

Mol Cancer 2014 Jan 24;13:13. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

Singapore OncoGenome Laboratory, Institute of Medical Biology, Agency of Science Technology and Research, Singapore, Singapore.

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January 2014

Development of a score and probability estimate for detecting angle closure based on anterior segment optical coherence tomography.

Am J Ophthalmol 2014 Jan 7;157(1):32-38.e1. Epub 2013 Nov 7.

Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore, Republic of Singapore; Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Republic of Singapore. Electronic address:

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January 2014

Cross-validation of a non-exercise measure for cardiorespiratory fitness in Singaporean adults.

Singapore Med J 2013 Oct;54(10):576-80

Physical Activity Centre of Excellence, Health Promotion Board, 3 Second Hospital Ave, Singapore 168937.

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October 2013

Heart rate variability risk score for prediction of acute cardiac complications in ED patients with chest pain.

Am J Emerg Med 2013 Aug 10;31(8):1201-7. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608.

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August 2013

Visual contrast sensitivity in major depressive disorder.

J Psychosom Res 2013 Jul 13;75(1):83-6. Epub 2013 Apr 13.

Department of Psychiatry, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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July 2013

Non-communicable diseases and injuries in Pakistan: strategic priorities.

Lancet 2013 Jun 17;381(9885):2281-90. Epub 2013 May 17.

Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

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June 2013

Use of positive oral contrast agents in abdominopelvic computed tomography for blunt abdominal injury: meta-analysis and systematic review.

Eur Radiol 2013 Sep 27;23(9):2513-21. Epub 2013 Apr 27.

Department of Radiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore, Singapore, 308433.

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September 2013

A meta-analysis of anastrozole in combination with fulvestrant in the first line treatment of hormone receptor positive advanced breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2013 Apr 31;138(3):961-5. Epub 2013 Mar 31.

Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore.

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April 2013

Myopia and cognitive dysfunction: the singapore malay eye study.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013 Jan 28;54(1):799-803. Epub 2013 Jan 28.

Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore.

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January 2013

The use of point-of-decision prompts to increase stair climbing in Singapore.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2013 Jan 7;10(1):210-8. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

Physical Activity Center of Excellence, Health Promotion Board, 3 Second Hospital Ave, S168937, Singapore.

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January 2013

Expert estimates of caregiver hours for older Singaporeans with dementia.

Australas J Ageing 2012 Dec 11;31(4):255-9. Epub 2012 Oct 11.

Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore.

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December 2012

Cost-effectiveness of an injury and drowning prevention program in Bangladesh.

Pediatrics 2012 Dec 12;130(6):e1621-8. Epub 2012 Nov 12.

Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, New DOHS Mohakhali, Bangladesh.

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December 2012

Cetuximab in the first-line treatment of K-ras wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer: the choice and schedule of fluoropyrimidine matters.

Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2012 Aug 15;70(2):231-8. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Center, Singapore, Singapore.

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August 2012

Gefitinib vs. chemotherapy as first-line therapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancer: meta-analysis of phase III trials.

Lung Cancer 2011 Dec 11;74(3):469-73. Epub 2011 May 11.

Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Center, Singapore.

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December 2011

Ultrasound imaging of normal displacement of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon within the ulnar groove in 12 forearm-wrist positions.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009 Sep;193(3):651-5

Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Ave., CSC E3/311, Madison, WI 53792-3252, USA.

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September 2009

Clinical and MRI findings associated with false-positive knee MR diagnoses of medial meniscal tears.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008 Jul;191(1):93-9

Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 600 Highland Ave., E3/311, Madison, WI 53792, USA.

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July 2008