Tumor registrar's role in TNM staging


  • Cynthia M. Creech CTR

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    1. Cancer Program, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California, and Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, Chicago
    • c/o Tumor Registry, Barnes Hospital at Washington University, One Barnes Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63110
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The role of the tumor registrar in TNM staging has not been clearly defined. This paper shows how this can be clarified in individual hospital cancer programs and how the tumor registrar serves as a key member of the cancer team in implementing physician TNM staging. © 1992 Wiley-Liss, Inc.