AJCC Cancer Staging Manual in the Literature

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General Information

The Eighth Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual: Continuing to build a bridge from a population-based to a more “personalized” approach to cancer staging. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Precision Medicine

American Joint Committee on Cancer acceptance criteria for inclusion of risk models for individualized prognosis in the practice of precision medicine. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians​

Precision Medicine Core: Progress in Prognostication - Populations to Patients​. Annuals of Surgical Oncology. 

​Colorectal Cancers

AJCC 8th Edition: Colorectal Cancer.  Annals of Surgical Oncology
Endocrine System

American Joint Committee on Cancer: Endocrine Surgery​. Annals of Surgical Oncology Journal


Lymphnode staging update in the American Joint Committee on Cancer 8th Edition cancer staging manual​. Gynecologic Oncology. 

Controversies in Gynecologic Cancer Staging: An AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition PerspectiveAJSP: Reviews & Reports.​
Head and Neck

Journal for Clinicians


Male Genital Organs

Neuroendocrine Tumors


Elevated Plasma Pancreastatin, but Not Chromogranin A, Predicts Survival in Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Duodenum. Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Lung cancer — major changes in the American Joint Committee on cancer eighth edition cancer staging manual . CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
​Upper Gastrointestinal Tract