Ampulla of Vater

Carcinoid tumors and other neuroendocrine tumors are not included
  • American Joint Committee on Cancer

Summary of Changes

There is no longer a distinction between T3 and T4 on the basis of the depth of pancreatic invasion.

The stage grouping has been revised.

Stage I has been replaced with Stage IA and Stage IB.

Stage II has been replaced with Stage IIA and Stage IIB.

Node positive disease has been moved to Stage IIB to retain consistency with the staging of tumors of the bile duct and of the pancreas.

Keywords

Common Bile Duct Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Papillary Carcinoma Small Cell Carcinoma Mucinous Adenocarcinoma 
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  • American Joint Committee on Cancer
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  1. 1.Executive OfficeChicagoUSA

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