A worldwide approach to the TNM staging system: Collaborative efforts of the AJCC and UICC

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  • Frederick L. Greene MD,

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    1. Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina and Past Chair, American Joint Committee on Cancer, Chicago, Illinois
    • Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, MEB 601, Charlotte, NC 28203, Fax: 704-355-5619.
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  • Leslie H. Sobin MD

    1. Gastrointestinal Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, District of Columbia
    2. TNM-Prognostic Factors Project, International Union Against Cancer, Geneva, Switzerland
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    • Chief (Gastrointestinal Pathology, Armed Forces Insitute of Pathology); Chairman (TNM-Prognostic Factors Project, International Union Against Cancer).


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  • The opinions and assertions contained herein are the expressed views of the author (L.H.S.) and are not to be construed as official or reflecting the views of the Departments of the Army or Defense, The authors have no financial relationship with any products or publications discussed in this article.

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