7th Edition Webinars

​14 Free Webinars on the Staging Rules and Most Common Disease Sites


In preparation for the transition to directly assigned AJCC staging, the AJCC would like to remind the registrar community of a very important resource. There are 14 webinars based on the current AJCC Cancer Staging Manual 7th Edition content are available for free. While these webinars were recorded a few years ago, the information is as accurate and relevant as ever.

The lectures encompass a variety of topics and are presented by AJCC physician experts.  The target audience is physicians and cancer registrars. In the Overview Presentation, a good place to start, the current chair of the AJCC, David. Byrd MD, FACS, covers the important changes of AJCC staging from the 6th Edition to the 7th Edition. Another valuble watch is the Debunking Urban Legends in Staging.In this webinar, Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS clarifies some of the common misconceptions with the AJCC staging rules.

Additionally, there are webinars on: 


​​Melanoma and Me​rkel Cell

Presenters: ​
Charles M. BalchMD, FACS
Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD

Christopher Otis, MD Director of Surgical Pathology Baystate Medical Center
Leslie H. Sobin, MD Co-Chair, TNM Prognostic Factors Project International Union Against Cancer (UICC) Geneva, Switzerland

Kidney and Adrenal Gland

Steven Campbell, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinical
Mary Kay Washington, MD Professor, Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dept. of Pathology Nashville, TN 
Alexander Olawaiye, MD, FACS, MRCOG, FACOG, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Daniel G. Coit, MD, FACS


Peter Goldstraw, MD

Jatin P. Shah, MD, PhD, (Hon), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Daniel Fleming, Hayes, MD, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Julio Ibarra, MD, MemorialCare Health System


J. Milburn Jessup, MD, Chair, AJCC Hindgut Task Force


Sam S. Chang, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee


Christian Wittekind, MD, Professor of Pathology, Chairman Institute of Pathology, University of Leipzig, Germany

Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD
J. Milburn Jessup, MD
Leslie H. Sobin, MD
Mary Kay Washington, MD, PhD
Christian Wittekind, MD
Additionally, they are eligible for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit, or NCRA 1.0 CE hours.


The AJCC encourages the registrar community to take advantage of these extremely valuable webianrs where leading experts in the field
present on this broad offering of topics.


Topics available and additional information can be found here.