New PDF release: AJCC Cancer Staging Atlas

By Frederick L. Greene M.D., Carolyn C. Compton M.D., PH.D., April G. Fritz C.T.R., R.H.I.T., Jatin P. Shah M.D., David P. Winchester M.D. (eds.)

The AJCC melanoma Staging Atlas comprises black-and-white illustrations, created completely for the publication, depicting the anatomic volume of illness for tumor (T), local lymph node (N), and far-off metastasis (M). the photographs supply thorough anatomic depictions to elucidate serious constructions and make allowance the reader to right away visualize the revolutionary volume of malignant affliction. various labels establish very important anatomic structures.
NOTE: The AJCC melanoma Staging Atlas is predicated at the sixth variation staging schemas and lots of photographs would possibly not replicate the present seventh version staging system.

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Ethmoid sinuses and nasal cavity cancers are equal in frequency but considerably less common than maxillary sinus cancers. Tumors of the sphenoid and frontal sinuses are rare. The location as well as the extent of the mucosal lesion within the maxillary sinus has prognostic significance. 1). The poorer outcome associated with superoposterior cancers reflects early extension of these tumors to critical structures, including the eye, skull base, pterygoids, and infratemporal fossa. For the purpose of staging, the nasoethmoidal complex is divided into two sites: nasal cavity and ethmoid sinuses.

T1 tumors of the subglottis are limited to subglottis. 13. T2 tumors of the subglottis extend to vocal cord(s), with normal or impaired mobility. 14. T3 tumors of the subglottis are limited to larynx with vocal cord fixation. 15. , trachea, soft tissues of neck including deep extrinsic muscles of the tongue, strap muscles, thyroid, or esophagus). 1 Ethmoid sinus SUMMARY OF CHANGES • A new site has been added for inclusion into the staging system. In addition to maxillary sinus, the nasoethmoid complex is described as a second site with two regions within this site: nasal cavity and ethmoid sinuses.

12. T1 tumors of the subglottis are limited to subglottis. 13. T2 tumors of the subglottis extend to vocal cord(s), with normal or impaired mobility. 14. T3 tumors of the subglottis are limited to larynx with vocal cord fixation. 15. , trachea, soft tissues of neck including deep extrinsic muscles of the tongue, strap muscles, thyroid, or esophagus). 1 Ethmoid sinus SUMMARY OF CHANGES • A new site has been added for inclusion into the staging system. In addition to maxillary sinus, the nasoethmoid complex is described as a second site with two regions within this site: nasal cavity and ethmoid sinuses.

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