Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-03-26
Received: 29 November 2018
Accepted: 12 March 2019
First Online: 26 March 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: A. Chiti received speaker honoraria from General Electric, Blue Earth Diagnostics, and Sirtex Medical, acted as scientific advisor for Blue Earth Diagnostics and Advanced Accelerator Applications, and benefited from an unconditional grant from Sanofi to Humanitas University. A. Santoro received speaker honoraria from Mundipharma, Takeda, Glaxo, Celgene, Roche, Teva, Arqule, Amgen, Eisai, BMS, Bayer, MSD, Astra Zeneca, Gilead, Sandoz, Servier, and Novartis, acted as scientific advisor for Gilead, Pfizer, Eisai, Servier, MSD, Bayer, Eli Lilly, Amgen, Marck Serono, Takeda, Ariad, Italfarmaco, and Celgene. L. Cozzi acts as Scientific Advisor to Varian Medical Systems and is Clinical Research Scientist at Humanitas Cancer Center.All honoraria and grants are outside the scope of the submitted work.All other authors have no conflict of interest.
: The study was approved by the Local Ethics Committee (authorization number 1591). Specific informed consent was not required according to Local Ethics Committee rules for retrospective study design.