Editor-in-Chief Announced for AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition

Dr. Amin brings multidisciplinary approach and molecular-based medical perspective on cancer staging to national editorial positionAmin Mahul - Path.jpg

Mahul B. Amin, MD, FCAP, has been named Editor-in-Chief of the upcoming eighth edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. Dr. Amin is currently Chairman and Professor of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.  

The eighth edition of the Cancer Staging Manual, which is expected to be published in late 2015 for patients diagnosed with cancer after January 2016, will incorporate advances made in cancer research, staging, diagnosis, and treatment since the seventh edition was published in October 2009.
The editorial development process will involve a collaboration of approximately 500 cancer experts from around the world, and will cover more than 60 primary disease sites.