The Cancer Committee is grateful to the support it receives from the CAP membership and staff and especially would like to thank all the members of the CAP-CPRP and the current and future inbound multidisciplinary liaison organizations including the American Joint Committee on Cancer
, ACS-COC, Association of Directors of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American College of Radiology, Cancer Care Ontario, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Registrars Association, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, and National Cancer Institute for their enthusiastic support of this process.
This work is supported by the American College of Surgeons, the American Joint Committee on Cancer
(AJCC), the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), Springer, and The EyeCare Foundation.
In an expanded partnership with Springer-Verlag, an internationally renowned scientific publisher and Bertelsmann division, Skyscape has made the AJCC Cancer Staging Handbook, Sixth Edition, prepared by the American Joint Committee on Cancer
(AJCC), available to medical professionals on their PDAs.
Thompson was a key member of the 2002 American Joint Committee on Cancer
Melanoma Staging Task Force that analyzed data and developed new staging systems for cutaneous melanoma based on analysis of 30,000 patients from melanoma treatment centers worldwide, more than one half of whom were from the Sydney Melanoma Unit.