AJCC 8th Edition Staging: Lung

Kelly Merriman, MPH, PhD, CTR and LaKeidru Blaylock, CTR will focus on how cancer registrars use the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition as a reference. She will address rules and items associated with AJCC staging, including coding, grade, Site-Specific Data Items, and treatment codes for lung.

Learning Objectives:

  •          Discuss the implications of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual 8th Edition to registrar case abstracting.
  •          Address registry data collection items associated with 8th Edition staging.
  •          Demonstrate the application of the new rules to the specific site.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
2018-170 1 CE from November 19, 2018