Funding for this research was provided by:
National Cancer Center Research and Development Fund (29-A-3)
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Received: 10 August 2018
Accepted: 1 December 2018
First Online: 10 December 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of responsible committees on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later versions. Informed consent or an appropriate substitute was obtained.
: Author MT has received research grants from Taiho Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Chugai Pharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly Japan, Ono Pharmaceutical company, Bristol Myers Squib Japan, and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. Author EB has received research grants from EIZO Corporation, Kanehara-Shuppan, TERUMO CORPORATION, and EIZAI.