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Critical Clarifications

Quick 1-page resource highlighting the general rules and rationale for Chapter 1 of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual.

In situ neoplasia change in T category assignment. The clinical T category will now be cTis and the pathological T category will be pTis.

Node status is not required in circumstances where lymph node involvement is rare. This is limited to specific chapters.


AJCC 8th Edition Webinars

AJCC Version 9 Webinars

Principles of Cancer Staging

AJCC yc Stage Classification – When and How to Use It

This presentation will explore the criteria and timing for the yc stage classification. It will demonstrate when it is used and how to properly assign it. Neoadjuvant therapy guidelines and grade post-therapy clinical will also be discussed.