International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FIGO) has developed
new staging rules for ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancers.
new cancer staging rules will be incorporated into the 8th Edition
of the AJCC Cancer Staging System, which is scheduled for release in Fall 2016,
with an effective date of January 1, 2017.
Until that time, all nationally collected US
cancer statistics data are based on the current AJCC Cancer Staging Manual (7th
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