Articles on AJCC 7th Edition TNM Staging System


​Improving the quality of cancer staging. Asare, Elliot MD, Washington, May Kay MD PhD, Gress, Donna M. RHIT, CTR, Gershenwald, Jeffrey E. MD, Greene, Frederick L. MD. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, July/Aug; 65(4): 261-263, 2015.
Cancer registry data: Engaging the clinician to improve quality. Asare, Elliot MD, Gress, Donna M. RHIT, CTR, Greene, Frederick L. MD, Winchester, David P. MD. ​Cancer, Sept 1; 121(17): 2866-2867, 2015

Cutaneous Melanoma: A Model to Study Cancer Metastasis. Leong SPL, et al. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 103:538-549, 2011. 

The prognostic significance of mitotic rate in localized primary cutaneous melanoma: An analysis of patients in the multi-institutional AJCC melanoma staging database.Thompson JF, et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology, Jun 1;29(16):2199-205, 2011

Factors predictive of the status of sentinel and non-sentinel lymph nodes in melanoma from a large, multi-center database. White RL, et al, Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2011 Dec;18(13);3593-600.

Update of the melanoma staging system: The importance of sentinel node staging and primary tumor mitotic rate. Balch CM, Gershenwald JE, Soong SJ, Thompson JF. Journal of Surgical Oncology. Sept: 104(4): 379-85, 2011.

Initial PET/CT staging for choroidal melanoma: AJCC correlation and second nonocular primaries in 333 patients. Freton A, Chin KJ, Raut R, Tena LB, Kivelä T, Finger PT. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2012 Mar-Apr; 22(2):236-43. 

New N Staging System of Penile Cancer Provides a Better Reflection of Prognosis, Yao Zhu, Ding-Wei Ye, Xu-Dong Yao, Shi-Lin Zhang, Bo Dai and Hai-Liang Zhang

TNM: Our Language of Cancer, Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. 2008 Dec; 54: 129-130.

The Staging of Cancer: A Retrospective and Prospective Appraisal, Frederick L. Greene, MD, et. al. CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. 2008 Dec; 58: 180-190.

Comparison of Registrar Collaborative Staging and Physician AJCC Staging Using Date Submitted to the National Cancer Data Base (1670K PDF),Phillips, JL, Gress, DM, Journal of Registry Management Spring 2008.

The "y" Symbol: an Important Classification Tool for Neoadjuvant Cancer Treatment, Brierley, JD, Greene, FL, Sobin, LH, Wittekind, C. Cancer 2006; 106:2526-7.

On the Use and Abuse of X in the TNM Classification, Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS Cancer 2005; 103:647-649.

The AJCC the 7th Edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual and the Future of TNM, Stephen B. Edge, MD and Carolyn C. Compton, MD PhD, Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010

2010 TNM Staging System for Cutaneous Melanoma and Beyond, Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD, Seng-jaw Soong, PhD, Charles M. Balch, MD, Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010

7th Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual Stomach, Mary Kay Washington, Md PhD, Aannals of Surgical Oncology 2010

Creating and Providing Predictions of Melanoma Outcome, Kenneth K. Tanabe, MD, Sebastian Jara, BSc, and James Michaelson, PhD. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010

Improvements in the Staging of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the 7th Edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Thomas Lardaro, BSc, Sofia M. Shea, MD, et al. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010

Predicting Survival Outcomes of Localized Melanoma An Electronic Prediction Tool Based on AJCC Melanoma Database, Seng-jaw Soong, PhD, et al. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010

Reply to I.D. Ngtegaal et al, J. Milburn Jessup, MD et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2010