By Frederick L. Greene M.D., Carolyn C. Compton M.D., PH.D., April G. Fritz C.T.R., R.H.I.T., Jatin P. Shah M.D., David P. Winchester M.D. (eds.)
The AJCC melanoma Staging Atlas comprises black-and-white illustrations, created completely for the booklet, depicting the anatomic quantity of ailment for tumor (T), local lymph node (N), and far away metastasis (M). the photographs supply thorough anatomic depictions to explain severe constructions and make allowance the reader to right away visualize the revolutionary quantity of malignant sickness. a number of labels establish vital anatomic structures.
NOTE: The AJCC melanoma Staging Atlas relies at the sixth version staging schemas and lots of pictures would possibly not mirror the present seventh version staging system.
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B. T4a showing tumor invasion of sphenoid sinus and cribriform plate. 6. Coronal view of T4b shows tumor invades orbital apex and or dura, brain or middle cranical fossa. 7. In the nasal cavity and ethmoid sinus, T1 is deﬁned as tumor restricted to any one subsite, with or without bony invasion. 8. T2 is deﬁned as invading two subsites in a single region or extending to involve an adjacent region within the nasoethmoidal complex, here the nasal cavity, and ethmoid with or without bony invasion.
T1 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the pyriform sinus. B. T1 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the posterior wall. C. T1 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the post-cricoid area. 15. A. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the posterior wall of the hypopharynx. B. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the post-cricoid area. C. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the pyriform sinus and the aryepiglottic fold. D. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the pyriform sinus and the posterior wall.
A,B. T4 is deﬁned as a tumor with intracranial extension (A) and/or involvement of cranial nerves (B), infratemporal fossa, hypopharynx, orbit, or masticator space. 9. T1 tumors of the oropharynx are 2 cm or less in greatest dimension and are conﬁned to one subsite. 10. T2 tumors of the oropharynx invade more than one subsite or an adjacent site and measure more than 2 cm but not more than 4 cm. 11. T3 tumors of the oropharynx are more than 4 cm in greatest dimension. 12. T4a tumor of the oropharynx is described as a tumor that invades the larynx, deep/extrinsic music of tongue, medial pterygoid, hard plate, or mandible.
AJCC Cancer Staging Atlas by Frederick L. Greene M.D., Carolyn C. Compton M.D., PH.D., April G. Fritz C.T.R., R.H.I.T., Jatin P. Shah M.D., David P. Winchester M.D. (eds.)