We would like to thank the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (ACoS, COC), the Collaborative Staging Task Force of the American Joint Committee on Cancer, and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program for allowing the reproduction and use of portions of the:
Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS) Manual
SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual
SEER Training Materials
Collaborative Staging Manual and Coding Instructions
We would also like to thank all those involved in the development of this training module: the staff of the Tennessee Cancer Registry, Sylvia Collins, and Andrew Frith.