8th Edition Publication Date Announced

The AJCC Executive Committee recently announced a mid-2016 publication date for the 8th edition AJCC Cancer Staging System during its 2013 Annual Meeting held this September in Chicago.  The 8th edition will be effective for all cancer cases recorded on or after January 1, 2017.  Key activities prior to the 2016 publication date include: 

  • careful analysis of data collected since the 7th Edition's release in 2010;
  • thoughtful validation of prognostic and predictive factors for incorporation in the staging system; and
  • continued deep collaboration with standard setters and key partners to anticipate, communicate, and help incorporate staging system changes to the cancer care and surveillance community.

Keep checking here for more 8th Edition updates.  We look forward to an exciting development process!

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