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Bethesda System  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.440
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The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology, dating to 1988, is a standardized, systematic means of reporting Papanicolaou test results. Resources are the published handbook (the “blue book”) ... More

Cancer Stage  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.438
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Cancer stages are expressed with the use of capital roman numerals: stage I stage II stage III stage IVThe term “stage 0” usually indicates carcinoma in situ.Histologic grades are expressed with arabic ... More

Molecular Cancer Terminology  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.442
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See also , Molecular Medicine. The style for the cell cycle is as follows:Miscellaneous molecular terms are styled as shown in the following tabulation. (See also , Genetics, Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor ... More

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.441
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Abbreviations for types of multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) feature arabic numerals and a space, as follows: MEN 1 MEN 2 MEN 2A MEN 2B MEN 3Gene terms are italicized with spaces closed up (see , Genetics, ... More

The TNM Staging System  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.439
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The TNM staging system is an internationally standardized system for the staging of cancer and is in its seventh decade of continuing formulation. The TNM classification is put forth by the American Joint ... More

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