Staging system

Staging system

A system based on how far the cancer has spread from its original site, developed to help the physician determine how best to treat the disease.
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Sinonasal tract and nasopharyngeal melanomas: A clinicopathologic study of 115 cases with a proposed staging system.
However, the use of a staging system does provide your facility with consistent vocabulary for documentation and reimbursement.
OTTAWA -- Solace Systems, the leading provider of hardware-based middleware, today announced the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE Group) has selected Solace's Unified Messaging Platform to provide a high throughput persistent messaging infrastructure for their new Downstream Staging System.
It includes new treatment techniques in each chapter, the latest 7th edition AJCC staging system, 2010 Quantitative Analyses of Normal Tissue Effects in the Clinic (QUANTEC) guidelines, intensity modulated radiation therapy techniques for common cancer sites, and new color figures with updated treatment recommendations and relevant studies.
And the purpose of this study was to identify clinical pathological characteristics that predict overall prognosis as well as develop a staging system to help determine overall survival.
Histologic classification, TNM tumor staging system, prosection of the pancreatoduodenectomy specimen, and information that must be included in the surgical report are detailed.
And the original Okuda staging system, established in Japan, is ineffective, he said, as is the Barcelona Clinic Staging System.
At this year's Summit, for example, the IMWG will release a revised International Staging System (R-ISS) for newly diagnosed myeloma patients.
A clinical and pathological staging system for soft tissue sarcomas.
Mity-Lite is excited to bring this innovative and competitive staging system to market," said CEO Randy Hales.
With these images, physicians can assess the extent of the disease using a novel staging system similar to the ones developed for cancer.
Most soft tissue sarcomas are classified according to the GTNM staging system as described by the American Joint Committee on Cancer.