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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 116-118

American joint committee on cancer staging of uveal melanoma


Department of Ocular Oncology, Wills Eye Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Carol L Shields
Ocular Oncology Service, Suite 1440, Wills Eye Institute, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
USA
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Source of Support: Support provided in part by the Lift for a Cure, Morrisdale, PA (CLS) and the Eye Tumor Research Foundation, Philadelphia, PA (CLS)., Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.116652

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In January 2010, the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) updated its staging criteria for uveal melanoma. Here, we discuss the staging classifications and evaluate an interesting case to demonstrate. The development of a uniform means of staging cancer, such as defined by the AJCC, is critical for information sharing among the research community.


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