November 15, 2002

Cancer conference is Nov. 21 at VUMC

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The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) will sponsor a two-hour videoconference on Nov. 21, for physicians and cancer registrars titled “The Changing Strategies of TNM Staging: Introduction to the AJCC 6th Edition.”

The videoconference will be shown from noon to 2 p.m. in the D5245 in Medical Center North.

The videoconference includes the following:

• The purpose and need for cancer staging

• Overview of the general staging rules

• Common errors in staging

• Determining a patient’s best cancer stage

• Most effective treatment and prognosis

• 2 CME credits provided by The American College of Surgeons and the National Cancer Registrars Association.

To register, call 936-2500.