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Invited Commentary
June 6, 2019

Inclusion of Histologic Ulceration and Tumor Thickness in Future American Joint Committee on Cancer T Category Definitions for Conjunctival Melanoma

Author Affiliations
  • 1Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(8):912-913. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1656

Jain et al1 report on validation of the staging system for conjunctival melanoma in the eighth edition of American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Cancer Staging Manual.2 The authors should be commended for trying to combine retrospectively collected data from across such a wide geographic and practice types using a web-based registry from 10 centers and 9 countries.