9th Edition of the TNM Classification for Thoracic Cancers

Thank you for submitting to the 9th Edition. For questions regarding the IASLC Staging Project Contact: [email protected]

Thank you for submitting to the 9th Edition

The IASLC is grateful to its members and other thoracic oncology professionals who submitted  patient data to better inform the 9th Edition of the TNM Classification for Thoracic Cancers. As the data collection window for the 9th Edition is now closed, the IASLC encourages early applications to the 10th Edition of TNM Classification for Thoracic Cancers. Check back often as more information will become available. 

Please Review All Documents Prior to Submitting Data

Lung Cancer

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1. 9th Edition Protocol Document

This 9th Edition protocol document will allow for the standardization of the collection of staging information about eligible patients, while ensuring that patient privacy is honored and applicable laws are followed.

2. Supporting Documents

Mesothelioma

Committees_Staging_Meso Protocol

1. 9th Edition Mesothelioma Protocol Document

9th Edition Protocol for Purpose of Grant Application and Ethics Review

2. 9th Edition Data Elements for Mesothelioma Database

Specific data elements are required to participate in the Staging Project. This document outlines the data requirements for the Mesothelioma-specific portion of the project.

Application Materials

All participants will need to submit an account request form and a signed Data Use Agreement (DUA). DUAs must be signed by the appropriate site representative. Please submit a scanned image (PDF or image file) of the signed document to [email protected].

Submit Staging Project Data More Quickly and Efficiently

You must apply to the Staging Project and receive approval prior to being able to access the data submission tools. Once you have been notified about acceptance, use the helpful resources and documents provided on this page—especially the Toolkit—to navigate data submission.

Staging_NodalMap

9th Edition Staging Toolkit

This resource explains the data requirements and submission process and allows for easy formatting for grants.

Staging Project Database Account Change Form

Account Change Form

Please use this form to update your account information.

Resources

Data Elements - 9th edition of the Staging Project.
Staging Project Resource
Specific data elements are required to participate in the Staging Project. Use this resource as your...
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IASLC_2020_Staging_Toolkit_Full_F4_Cover
Staging Project Resource
The Staging Project is now entering the third cycle, with the goal of developing recommendations for...
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Annual Report 2020
Staging Project Resource
The IASLC Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee (SPFC) proposed revisions to the lung cancer...
Call for Participation
Staging Project Resource
Fill out this form to participate in the data submission process for the 9th Edition of the Staging...
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(IASLC) Staging Project In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Staging Project Resource
The Protocol for the Staging Project in MPM is a fundamental tool for those who intend to apply for...
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(IASLC) Staging Project In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Staging Project Resource
A contractual overview of the MPM portion of the Staging Project.
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IASLC Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Staging Project, Data Elements
Staging Project Resource
Specific data elements are required to participate in the Staging Project. This document outlines...
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Submit Data for the 9th Edition -- IASLC 2009 Nodal Map
Staging Project Resource
Detailed full-color map of the mediastinal, aortic, and N1 nodes.
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Submit Data for the 9th Edition -- Definitions for T, N, and M, Descriptors
Staging Project Resource
TNM definitions used in the 8th Edition of the Staging Project.
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Submit Data for the 9th Edition -- Protocol Document
Staging Project Resource
The Protocol is a fundamental tool for those who intend to apply for grants to enable their...
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