The Working Group on Cancer Services has reviewed its recommendations for the use of staging systems. The document provides recommended dates for changing to TNM edition 8 where appropriate for all relevant specialties. 

The updated recommendations are available in the document below. The document will be regularly updated to include new information as it becomes available. 

Update 10th January 2018 – The British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO) have issued a statement supporting the recommendations for staging head and neck cancers. A further meeting is planned in February and the guidance will be updated in March 2018.