Cancer Staging Manual

The AJCC has created a set of desk reference resource materials designed to provide in-depth, easy-to-access information for doctors and other medical professionals staging cancer patients, and for cancer registrars abstracting cancer cases.

Cancer Staging Manual

The AJCC has created a set of desk reference resource materials designed to provide in-depth information for doctors, medical professionals staging cancer patients, and cancer registrars abstracting cancer cases. ​​​​​​​​

 

  AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition

 
9783319406176.jpgThe AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition is available for pre-order. 

Significantly expanded and developed by international disease site expert panels, the Eighth Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual brings together all the currently available knowledge on staging of cancer at various anatomic sites. In this edition, evidence-based TNM staging is supplemented, as appropriate, by selected molecular markers and newly acquired insights into the molecular underpinnings of cancer. This edition features 12 entirely new staging systems, a wide range of changed or new staging definitions, and a refined emphasis on a personalized-medicine approach.

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 AJCC Cancer Staging Atlas, 2nd Edition

 
*Valid for cases diagnosed through December 31, 2016.

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The AJCC Cancer Staging Atlas, 2nd Edition, offers more than 600 illustrations and is fully updated to reflect the concepts discussed in the 7th Edition of both the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual and its companion Handbook.

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 AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 7th Edition

 
​​*Valid for cases diagnosed through December 31, 2016.​

Staging ManualThe AJCC Cancer Staging Manual is the gold standard to the cancer patient, management team determine the correct stage for patients and the most appropriate ca re plan. This edition comes with a CD-ROM of printable Staging Forms for each disease.

 

 AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook

 
​​*Valid for cases diagnosed through December 31, 2016.

Staging HandbookThe AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook contains all of the information from the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, yet is sized to fit in the pocket of a lab coat. It features illustrations of key anatomic sites throughout the chapter text. Cancer Staging Forms are not included with this version.

 

 Publishing History

 
Editions of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual
 
The publication dates and effective dates for past editions of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual are:
 
Edition​ ​Publication Year ​Effective Year ​Resources
1​ ​1977 ​1978 AJCC 1st Ed Cancer Staging Manual
​2 ​1983 ​1984 AJCC 2nd Ed Cancer Staging Manual
​3 ​1988 ​1989 AJCC 3rd Ed Cancer Staging Manual
​4 ​1992 ​1993 AJCC 4th Edition Cancer Staging Manual​
​5 ​1997 ​1998 AJCC 5th Ed Cancer Staging Manual
​6 ​2002 ​2003

AJCC 6th Ed Cancer Staging Manual Part 1

AJCC 6th Ed Cancer Staging Manual Part 2

​7 ​2009 ​2010 Purchase Here
​8 ​2016 (projected) ​2017 (projected) Progress Updates
 
 

 Summary of Changes from the 6th to the 7th Edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual

 

Summary of ChangesThe AJCC has developed a Summary of Changes document to clearly illustrate the changes contained in the latest edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. The Summary of Changes covers all of the changes in each chapter and the addition of new chapters in the Seventh Edition. While comprehensive in scope, the Summary of Changes is an easy to review document of just 27 pages. The Summary of Changes is an enhanced PDF that can be viewed as a slide show when the full screen option is selected. This viewing option is ideal for sharing the Summary of Changes at educational events or cancer committee meetings. This document can also be printed. Download now!

 

 

 Publications & Electronic Products Errata

 

​7th Edition Errata*

Since the publication of the 7th edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, a few minor staging clarifications were warranted. However, please be assured that the content of the 7th edition, as published in October 2009, is sound and accurate.

 

Step 1: Determine which reprint you have

Reprint

Reprint information at bottom of page iv, 7th edition Cancer Staging Manual.
The original through the fourth reprint are blank for this line.

Step 2: Click on the appropriate file links in the table below.

 

Reprint Errata Needed Use File Links
​original - 4th reprint ​all posted errata 5th reprint
6th reprint
7th reprint
5th reprint​ ​all errata AFTER 5th reprint

 ​6th reprint

7th reprint​

​6th reprint ​all errata AFTER 6th reprint 7th reprint​
​7th reprint all errata AFTER 7th reprint

 

Questions related to the 7th edition Manual and Handbook should be directed to ajcc@facs.org.

 

*Errata revised April 26, 2013