Funding for this research was provided by:
National Cancer Institute (P30-CA-51008 (P.I. Weiner))
Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF-16-190)
Aleksandr Savchuk Foundation
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Received: 5 July 2019
Accepted: 4 August 2019
First Online: 19 August 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: S.M.S. reports remuneration from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Caris Life Sciences, Daiichi-Sankyo, Eli Lilly & Co., Genentech/Roche, NanoString Technologies, Novartis, AstraZeneca for participation on IDMC; and support for third-party writing assistance outside the conduct of the study furnished by Daniel Clyde, PhD of Health Interactions; consultant/advisory role with Cardinal Health, Daiichi-Sankyo, Eli Lilly & Co., Genentech/Roche, Genomic Health, Inivata, Peiris Pharmaceuticals, and Tocagen; and funding from the Aleksandr Savchuk Foundation, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Genentech. G.T. reports consultant/advisory role with Georgetown University. P.C.L. reports consultant/advisory role with Bayer/Loxo Pharmaceuticals and stock ownership in Amgen (AMGN). A.R. reports consultant/advisory role with AstraZeneca and Apobiologix and funding from Merck. C.E.G. reports remuneration from Abbvie, Daiichi-Sankyo, Genentech/Roche and funding from GlaxoSmithKlein. P.R. reports remuneration from AstraZeneca, Genentech/Roche, and Eli Lilly & Co. E.P.M. reports consultant/advisory role with Biotheranostics, Daiichi-Sankyo, Genentech/Roche, Genomic Health, and Merck. N.W. reports funding from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. All other authors report no conflicts of interest.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
: Informed consent for usage of tissue samples for future research was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.