Scenario: 2023 patient is diagnosed with cancer of the Anus, Appendix, or Brain & Spinal Cord tumors
Question: What instructions should be followed when assigning stage?
- AJCC 8th Edition
- AJCC Protocol for Cancer Staging Documentation, Version 9
The updated Version 9 disease site changes for Anus, Appendix, and Brain and Spinal Cord will go into effect on January 1, 2023 and the cost of each protocol is $9.99 USD (plus applicable tax). Please be on the lookout for more educational material regarding the 3 updated protocols on social media, the Journal of Registry Management, and the AJCC website, https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/cancer-programs/american-joint-committee-on-cancer/version-9
The AJCC Anus, Appendix, and Brain and Spinal Cord Version 9 Cancer Staging Protocols are now available via Amazon. The Amazon version is available through Kindle and will soon be available via Amazon print on demand. When the printed version is made available an additional announcement will be released. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B091S5NMYB?binding=kindle_edition&ref_=dbs_s_ks_series_rwt_tkin&qid=1665583508&sr=1-4